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First Alert Weather Day This Evening: A few strong to severe storms possible

A strong cold front could spark a few strong to severe storms with damaging wind gusts
Published: May. 31, 2022 at 11:30 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 2, 2022 at 6:53 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - After several hot days, a strong cold front brings a chance of strong to severe storms into the evening.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of area until 9pm for counties highlighted in yellow.

Few strong storms could contain damaging wind and hail.
Few strong storms could contain damaging wind and hail.(NWS)

Any storm that does develop will have the potential to contain damaging winds, hail and frequent lightning.

We expect these storms to be scattered-- many areas will miss out on rain entirely, especially southern VA.

Scattered showers and storms likely late afternoon and evening. Damaging wind and small hail...
Scattered showers and storms likely late afternoon and evening. Damaging wind and small hail possible(NBC12)

Once the cold front passes our area this evening, temperatures will go back closer to average in the lower 80′s starting Friday into the weekend.

Make sure you have the NBC12 weather app downloaded to get any warnings right to your phone.

We will keep you updated as we get closer to Thursday!

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