LIVE WEATHER UPDATE: Rainy Tuesday

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The CBS 6 Storm Team is tracking the threat of severe weather through Central Virginia. We will update this page with new information, pictures and video.

Alix Bryan September 18, 20124:53 pm

Tornado Watch Cancelled for Amelia, Brunswick, Caroline, Chesterfield, City of Richmond, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince Edward!

Alix Bryan September 18, 20124:46 pm

UPDATE: Strong Thunderstorms Will Move Across City Of Poquoson, Westmoreland, Essex, Richmond, Charles City, King And Queen, King William, New Kent, Middlesex, Lancaster, Mathews, Northumberland, City Of Newport News, Isle Of Wight, York, James City, Gloucester And City Of Williamsburg Counties until 5:45 PM

Alix Bryan September 18, 20124:44 pm

Traffic backup on I95 Northbound in Colonial Heights

Alix Bryan September 18, 20124:36 pm

At 3 p.m., in Richmond, there was a three vehicle accident that left one person with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of Ford Explorer has been charged with failure to yield.

Alix Bryan September 18, 20124:29 pm

To report a power outage with Dominion, call 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357). Here is a picture of power outages as of 4:16 p.m.

Alix Bryan September 18, 20124:19 pm

Flood Advisory for Amelia, Brunswick, Chesterfield, City of Colonial Heights, City of Hopewell, City of Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Nottoway, Prince George until 6:00 p.m.

Alix Bryan September 18, 20123:51 pm

Henrico, Chesterfield, Richmond and New Kent have all cancelled afterschool and evening activities due to severe weather.

Alix Bryan September 18, 20123:49 pm

Strong Thunderstorm moving thru Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Colonial heights, Westmoreland, Essex, Richmond, Charles city, King and Queen, king william, New Kent, Middlesex, Lancaster, Northumberland, Caroline—thru 4:45 pm

Alix Bryan September 18, 20123:29 pm

Here’s a look at West End rain right now, from Greg McQuade.

Scott Wise September 18, 20122:29 pm

Zach Daniel just recorded this weather update just for our online viewers.

Scott Wise September 18, 20122:11 pm

Dominion Va. Power reports 581 customers are without power in Richmond and the Tri-Cities. Nearly 2,000 are without power in Northern Virginia. Get up-to-date power outage numbers here –> https://www.dom.com/storm-center/dominion-electric-outage-summary.jsp

Scott Wise September 18, 20121:42 pm

Henrico County Public Schools cancelled all after-school programs.

Scott Wise September 18, 20121:16 pm

Scott Wise September 18, 20121:16 pm

All after-school and evening events are now cancelled in Chesterfield County. This includes athletic events, back to school nights, adult ed classes, etc.

Nick Dutton September 18, 201212:49 pm

UPDATE: All afterschool and evening activities for Richmond Public Schools have been canceled because of the severe weather threat.

Carrie Rose September 18, 201212:48 pm

I just updated this story–> http://wtvr.com/2012/09/18/tornado-watch-until-7-p-m/ with more maps showing the broad Moderate Risk area.

Carrie Rose September 18, 201211:42 am

The rain is here in Richmond! But there aren’t any severe warnings in effect right now. This is just some good, steady rain. However, our severe threat will increase after lunch-time. My next LIVE web update is at approximately 11:45 a.m.

Scott Wise September 18, 201211:29 am

Seems like a good time to remind you to download our apps. They’ll help you track storms and get news updates. More info here — > http://wtvr.com/cbs-6-app-center/

Carrie Rose September 18, 201211:28 am

The Storm Prediction Center may issue an upgrade to our Slight Risk to a Moderate Risk for central Virginia. We are already under a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. http://wtvr.com/2012/09/18/tornado-watch-until-7-p-m/

Scott Wise September 18, 201211:23 am

This is Carrie’s latest update.

Carrie Rose September 18, 201211:20 am

My next LIVE streaming update will be on wtvr.com at approximately 11:30 a.m. –Meteorologist Carrie Rose

Scott Wise September 18, 201211:16 am

The areas in red are under a tornado watch until 7:00 p.m.

Scott Wise September 18, 201211:10 am

Scott Wise September 18, 201211:10 am

Carrie Rose is talking weather right now on the WTVR.com HD web stream. Here’s the link — http://wtvr.com/on-air/live-streaming/

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