Advertisement

First Alert Weather Day: Saturday brings another severe threat

Finally some relief on Sunday!
Published: Aug. 11, 2021 at 4:20 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 14, 2021 at 3:51 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - There’s another threat for severe storms to start the weekend. Today is a First Alert Weather Day for the risk of severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts.

The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded Central Virginia in a level 2 out of 5 risk for severe storms on Saturday.

There is a level 2 out of 5 slight risk for severe storms today with damaging wind gusts the...
There is a level 2 out of 5 slight risk for severe storms today with damaging wind gusts the primary threat.(WWBT)

Rain totals average about 1″ possible through Sunday morning with localized higher amounts.

The primary time to watch for storms on Saturday will likely be 4pm to 10pm.

Relief in the heat: arrives by the end of the weekend! Temperatures will be near 80 Sunday!

Copyright 2021 WWBT. All rights reserved.

Send it to 12 here.

Want NBC12’s top stories in your inbox each morning? Subscribe here.