First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch extended until 3AM Tuesday
Lightning, localized flooding and gusty win threat continues into the early morning hours Tuesday
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for parts of central Virginia until 3 a.m.
We were in an Enhanced, level 3 out of 5 risk for severe thunderstorms. The Enhanced Risk wording means “Numerous severe storms possible.” This is the first time this year that we’ve had an Enhanced Risk in RVA.
Our forecast verified with numerous Severe Thunderstorm Warnings with numerous damaging wind and large hail reports.
Wind damage from straight line gusts is our primary threat. Power outages and downed trees are possible.
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