First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible across Central Virginia Today (Monday)
Localized flooding, frequent lightning, and wind damge are potential threats Monday afternoon and evening
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Monday is a First Alert Weather Day for possible strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening hours.
Storms could be slow-moving with heavy rain. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 2pm through the evening hours.
The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded most of Central and Southern Virginia in a level 2 out of 5 (slight) risk for severe storms. The stronger storms today will pose a threat for damaging wind gusts that may bring down a few tree limbs and powerlines. Frequent lighting is expected, and hail is also possible.
Downpours and localized poor drainage flooding are possible as well because the storms are expected to be relatively slow moving.
Severe storms will be possible any time from 3pm to 8pm Monday. Keep the NBC12 First Alert Weather app handy for updates!
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