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LIVE UPDATES: Severe weather moving out of Central Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – This page updates live as new storm information, video and pictures come in to the CBS 6 newsroom. Click here to watch the WTVR.com live stream. Download WTVR mobile apps to continue watching the stream if you lose power or your TV signal. Click here to track storms using the CBS 6 interactive radar.

Carrie Rose June 14, 20137:45 am

Power Outage Numbers for you to call…
Dominion Virginia Power: 1-866-366-4357
Central Virginia Electric Coop: 1-800-367-2832
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative: 1-800-552-3904

Nick Dutton June 13, 20139:20 pm

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Scott Wise June 13, 20136:35 pm

Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones asked Richmond to pray for the child killed today at Maymont.

Alix Bryan June 13, 20136:33 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 20136:23 pm

There is a tree down on a car along the 4600 block of Kensington Ave

Nick Dutton June 13, 20135:45 pm

Ever wondered why some spots are more prone to power outages than others? Joe St. George reports:

Nick Dutton June 13, 20135:40 pm

BREAKING: Richmond police say a child has been killed at Maymont after being struck by a tree. Shelby Brown reports that an adult male has been rushed to the hospital.

Read more: http://on.wtvr.com/2PSix1U

Nick Dutton June 13, 20135:39 pm

UPDATE: Crews are removing six downed trees from I-95 south in Prince George. All lanes remain closed.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20135:15 pm

DEVELOPING NOW: Large police presence, including Richmond forensics unit, at Maymont. Shelby Brown has LIVE reports on CBS 6 News.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20135:14 pm

Zach says hardest hit areas right now are Reedville and Kilmarnock and Saluda.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20135:11 pm

Here’s a photo from Todd that shows an uprooted tree in Ashland that damaged a fence.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20135:09 pm

Check out this video from Hayley that shows just how powerful that thunder and lightning can be.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:59 pm

BREAKING: VDOT says all lanes of I-95 south in Prince George are closed at mile marker 47 due to downed tree. Expect delays.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:52 pm

Check out this video of a water spout forming near Leonardtown, Maryland.

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Email your photos to pics@wtvr.com or you can post them on the CBS 6 Facebook page. Just be sure to put safety first!

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:50 pm

STORM REPORT: TREES DOWN IN BRANDERMILL SUBDIVISION IN CHESTERFIELD

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:47 pm

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:46 pm

Severe thunderstorm moving through Charles City County.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:44 pm

Severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for entire Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, back through the Metro Richmond area.

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Important reminder!

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:39 pm

BOOM! Zach says its sounds like the CBS 6 tower just took a lightning hit.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:37 pm

Zach says rougher weather has moved through downtown Richmond.

However, strong storm are moving through Charles City and New Kent counties. Down near Petersburg, folks are also getting pounded. Hopewell and city’s East Side is also getting hit hard now.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:33 pm

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The Richmond Fire Department is asking folks to stay indoors if possible. Lt. Hagaman says they have MULTIPLE crews out – and if people DO have to drive, to be mindful of them.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:29 pm

Check out this photo from Mechanicsville that shows a tree downed by the storm.

Email your photos to pics@wtvr.com or you can post them on the CBS 6 Facebook page. Just be sure to put safety first!

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:27 pm

Also, there’s a report of a tree down blocking route 1 in Caroline County.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:25 pm

A lot of lightning moving through Pocahontas State Park.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:20 pm

VDEM reports that 100,000 people are without power in Virginia. Around 40,000 of them are without power in Central Virginia. We’re also getting reports of a tree on top of a car near Maymont.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:16 pm

JUST IN: The Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities has cancelled all programs and activities for the remainder of the day and will close all of its facilities at 7 p.m. due to the severe weather forecast. In addition, tonight’s performance at Dogwood Dell has been cancelled.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:16 pm

Dominion Virginia Power reports outages around 33,000 in the Richmond-Petersburg metro.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:15 pm

Isolated flood warnings because of all the rain coming into the area. Check out these rainfall totals so far.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:12 pm

What’s the weather like where you live? Let us know on the CBS 6 Facebook page.

Also, email your photos to pics@wtvr.com or you can post them on the CBS 6 Facebook page. Just be sure to put safety first!

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:12 pm

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:09 pm

Zach: Number one threat is wind, followed by hail. Now is NOT the time to be out on the roads. Please stay safe, folks. No tornado warnings, but severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:08 pm

From 301 all the way back down to Norman’s Bridge Road. A very intense core near Bass Pro Shops. Staples Mill Road heading to Mountain Road.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20134:01 pm

Storms moving over Phillip Morris plant on I-95 just south of the river.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:58 pm

Solid line of storms is slamming route 288 all the way from Tuckahoe to downtown Richmond, Ginter Park toward Mechanicsville. “It’s not going around us. Everyone is going to be affected by this in one way or another,” Zach says.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:54 pm

Zach says storms just moving into Wyndham and Glen Allen. He can also hear “gust front” hitting WTVR studios on Broad Street in Richmond’s Museum District.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:50 pm

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the following counties until 4:15:

AMELIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
SOUTHERN GOOCHLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
SOUTHERN HANOVER COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
HENRICO COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
CENTRAL KING AND QUEEN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
NORTHERN LUNENBURG COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
NOTTOWAY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
POWHATAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…
PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA…

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:48 pm

POLL: Are you seeing severe weather in your neck of the woods?


Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:46 pm

Here’s a photo we just received to pics@wtvrc.om from Michelle in Ashland.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:43 pm

Line of storms will come through, and behind that, you’ll likely see heavy rain.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:43 pm

Mike says storm has winds in excess of 60 mph. Hail reports coming in closer to 2” in diameter in some locations. Moving through Powhatan, heading into northwest Amelia County right now.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:42 pm

Mike says the heart of the heavier activity will be in Tuckahoe in about 15 minutes. For Richmond, it will be moving in a few minutes after 4 p.m.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:37 pm

Zach says there is also a lot of lightning associated with this line of storms. Here’s some important info lightning safety from the CBS 6 Storm Team.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:34 pm

Zach stresses there is nothing to be afraid of, but that you should remain weather aware and take precautions. Stay with CBS 6, we’ll keep you ahead of the storm.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:33 pm

“It’s getting real. This thing is moving in,” Zach says.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:31 pm

Additionally, severe thunderstorm warning is now in effect for much of the Northern Neck.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:31 pm

Mike says a good chunk of Cumberland County now has severe thunderstorm warning. That storm is headed for Powhatan and Amelia.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:28 pm

WJLA helicopter shot shows menacing clouds in northeast Virginia.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:26 pm

Zach says winds are beginning to pick up near the Henrico County-Goochland line.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:25 pm

Get connected to CBS 6! Follow our storm updates on Facebook  and Twitter.

Depend on CBS 6 News and WTVR.com to keep you ahead of the storm.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:23 pm

“Every part of the state is going to be affected by this storm,” says CBS 6 Chief Meteorologist Zach Daniel.

He says some part of the state could have wind and even damage from tornadoes. However, others will just see heavy rain and rumbles of thunder.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:20 pm

Zach Daniel says this is NOT a day for storm chasing!

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:20 pm

This upper right shot in this image shows some damage on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:18 pm

Check out this shot of the DopplerMax 6 Hail Tracker. Zach says the storm could produce tennis ball-sized hail.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:15 pm

Download the CBS 6 News and Weather apps to track storms.

CBS 6 News App for iPhone/iPad | CBS 6 News App for Android |
Storm Center iPhone App | Storm Center iPad App

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:12 pm

Tornado Warning for King George County in northern Virginia until 3:30 pm
At 2:58 pm a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was over northern Caroline County or 9 miles south of Potomac Creek and was moving northeast at 50 mph. Locations impacted include Ninde.

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:10 pm

Zach says strong storm cell is nearing Kings Dominion.

Alix Bryan June 13, 20133:04 pm

Nick Dutton June 13, 20133:04 pm

Tornado warning issued for King George County until 3:30 p.m.

Scott Wise June 13, 20132:57 pm

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Caroline, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Louisa.

Scott Wise June 13, 20132:56 pm

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Watch CBS 6 coverage here: http://wtvr.com/on-air/live-streaming/

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Alix Bryan June 13, 20132:35 pm

Please take necessary precautions:

Alix Bryan June 13, 20132:33 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 20132:29 pm

Tornado Warning issued in Spotsylvania County. We’re on TV and streaming online here: http://wtvr.com/on-air/live-streaming/

Scott Wise June 13, 20132:24 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 20132:17 pm

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the remainder of Central Virginia until 10:00 p.m.

Alix Bryan June 13, 20132:14 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Caroline, Essex, Fluvanna, Louisa, Northumberland, Richmond, Westmoreland till 7:00 PM

Scott Wise June 13, 20132:11 pm

Alix Bryan June 13, 20132:04 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Louisa till 2:45 PM

Scott Wise June 13, 20131:56 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 20131:38 pm

Carrie Rose says this Severe Thunderstorm is moving east at 50 mph. It can produce damaging winds in excess of 60 mph & quarter-sized hail.

Carrie Rose June 13, 20131:35 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE & CENTRAL ALBEMARLE UNTIL 215 PM EDT. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH. THIS LINE OF STORMS IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
LOCATIONS IN THE PATH INCLUDE: MONTICELLO…CHARLOTTESVILLE…KESWICK…YANCEY MILLS…IVY…NORTH GARDEN.

Scott Wise June 13, 20131:09 pm

The NWS issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northwestern Rockingham County in western Virginia until 2:15 p.m.

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:43 pm

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Carrie Rose June 13, 201312:30 pm

As I was in the middle of my Noon weather forecast…the severe thunderstorm watches were posted for many parts of Virginia. I expect that watch will expand farther east to include the rest of Virginia before long…

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:28 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:25 pm

The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 7:00 p.m. this evening for the following areas:
Fluvanna County
Louisa County
Essex County
Northumberland County
Richmond County
Westmoreland County
Caroline County

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:24 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:22 pm

The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 7:00 p.m. this evening for the following areas:

Fluvanna County
Louisa County
Essex County
Northumberland County
Richmond County
Westmoreland County
Caroline County.

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:18 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:14 pm

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:12 pm

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Alleghany County, Southern Bath County and Covington until 12:30 p.m.

Scott Wise June 13, 201312:08 pm

Carrie Rose June 13, 201311:41 am

A Watch (either a Severe Thunderstorm Watch or a Tornado Watch) is likely to be issued soon for our entire area for this afternoon and early evening. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s posted! Primary threats: damaging winds, large hail. Secondary concerns: isolated tornadoes (heads up, Northern Neck, you look to be the most favored for that threat.), heavy downpours, and frequent lightning.

Scott Wise June 13, 201311:40 am

Carrie Rose June 13, 201311:40 am

You still have your lunch break to secure any property around your home. Bring in patio furniture, toys, trash & recycle bins, etc. With strong to severe wind gusts likely this afternoon into dinner-time, you don’t want all that debris blowing into your car, house, or down your neighborhood street (into somebody else’s car or house).

Scott Wise June 13, 201311:38 am

Scott Wise June 13, 201310:48 am

SCHOOL UPDATE: Orange County Schools are closing 2 hours early today

Carrie Rose June 13, 201310:44 am
Scott Wise June 13, 201310:40 am

Here is a storm update from Carrie Rose recorded at 10:35 a.m. on Thursday, June 13.

Scott Wise June 13, 20139:54 am

Carrie Rose June 13, 20139:43 am
Scott Wise June 13, 20139:25 am

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