Wave of severe storms crosses Virginia, prompts warnings across state

Published: Jan. 13, 2018 at 2:49 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 13, 2018 at 11:04 AM EST
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AMELIA, VA (WWBT) - The National Weather Service issued a large swathe of severe storm warnings extending from Hanover all the way to southern Virginia on Friday night.

A tornado warning was issued for the counties of Amelia, Chesterfield and Dinwiddie around 9:30 p.m. The warning has since been lifted.

Along with the tornado warning, NWS issued several severe storm warnings for the possibility of damaging winds.

Richmond was under a severe thunderstorm warning until 11:00 p.m., and the warning extended all the way to southern Virginia.

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