LIVE UPDATES: Metro-Richmond under severe thunderstorm watch

RICHMOND, Va. — Metro-Richmond is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.

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Storms will produce very heavy rainfall in a short period of time and some storms will be severe with large hail and strong wind gusts.

The CBS 6 Storm Team says the threat of isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.

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Alix Bryan June 11, 201411:30 pm

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Mike Stone June 11, 20147:14 pm

Severe t-storm watch remains in effect west of I-95, but has been cancelled east of I-95

Mike Stone June 11, 20146:33 pm

Currently, no warnings across the viewing area.  We remain under a Severe T-Storm Watch until 10 pm. Strong storms are now about half way between I-95 & I-81. We are watching some storms coming up from northern NC, which will move into Mecklenburg & Brunswick counties.

Mike Stone June 11, 20146:26 pm

Disputanta: Rain total so far of 3.92″ at 5:45 PM EDT — AROUND 2″ IN FELL IN ABOUT AN HOUR. LOCAL CREEK AND POND OUT OF THEIR BANKS.

Nick Dutton June 11, 20146:22 pm

Mike Stone June 11, 20146:06 pm

Strongest storms (ones with the most lightning/hail/strong gusts) have shifted well west of I-95, from Orange/Palmyra/Buckingham. We will still see downpours/lightning & isolated hail/gusts elsewhere.

Mike Stone June 11, 20145:43 pm

Just a wall of storms with heavy rain moving into the RVA metro now. Rainfall amounts of 1″+ are possible by 7 pm.

Mike Stone June 11, 20145:17 pm

Live weather update in less than 2 minutes on @CBS6 and streaming at

Mike Stone June 11, 20145:15 pm

Severe t-storm warning for City of Fredericksburg, plus Culpeper, Orange, Spotsylvania & Stafford counties

Mike Stone June 11, 20145:11 pm

Check out our Petersburg camera. Hit “start” to show the time lapse.

Nick Dutton June 11, 20145:00 pm

Mike Stone June 11, 20144:51 pm

New t-storm warning: Charles City, Henrico, New Kent, Prince George until 5:30 pm

Mike Stone June 11, 20144:46 pm

Severe t-storm warning until 5:30 pm for Emporia, & the counties of Dinwiddie, Greensville, Brunswick, Sussex

Nick Dutton June 11, 20144:41 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20144:36 pm

From Colleen Rowlett in Enon: “Big storms this afternoon in Enon/Screamersville/Meadowville, tons of hail.”

Mike Stone June 11, 20144:35 pm

Severe t-storm warning for Prince George, Sussex & Surry counties until 5:15 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20144:33 pm

This video is from Dave Whipp and was recorded around 3:30 p.m.

Mike Stone June 11, 20144:28 pm

T-storm warning for Hanover/Caroline has been expanded to include Spotsylvania county

Mike Stone June 11, 20144:24 pm

New t-storm warning: southwestern Caroline & western/northern Hanover counties until 5 pm

Mike Stone June 11, 20144:19 pm

As of 4:15 pm.  Live updated watches/warnings at (map form)  (text form)

Nick Dutton June 11, 20144:06 pm 

Nick Dutton June 11, 20144:00 pm

UPDATE: Tornado warning for southern Albemarle County and eastern Nelson County has expired.

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:59 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:48 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:47 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:42 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:37 pm

Here’s video of hail coming down in Chester. Thanks, Ian Baker! Email your photos and videos to

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:29 pm

Golfball-sized hail in Hopewell, Va. from Gavin Brown.

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:29 pm

Hail pic from Chester, Va. from Kevin Sears.

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:24 pm

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a tornado warning until 4 p.m. for:

Southern Albemarle County In Central Virginia
Eastern Nelson County In Central Virginia

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was 10 miles south of Schuyler or 10 miles northeast of Bent Creek and was moving north at 25 mph at 3:15 p.m.

Scott Wise June 11, 20143:23 pm

Tornado Warning for storm south of Charlottesville

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:17 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:17 pm

Nick Dutton June 11, 20143:17 pm


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