RICHMOND, Va. — Metro-Richmond is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.
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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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.
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.
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.
Just a wall of storms with heavy rain moving into the RVA metro now. Rainfall amounts of 1″+ are possible by 7 pm. http://ow.ly/xTPag
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Severe t-storm warning for City of Fredericksburg, plus Culpeper, Orange, Spotsylvania & Stafford counties
Check out our Petersburg camera. Hit “start” to show the time lapse. ow.ly/xTLRY
New t-storm warning: Charles City, Henrico, New Kent, Prince George until 5:30 pm
Severe t-storm warning until 5:30 pm for Emporia, & the counties of Dinwiddie, Greensville, Brunswick, Sussex
From Colleen Rowlett in Enon: “Big storms this afternoon in Enon/Screamersville/Meadowville, tons of hail.”
Severe t-storm warning for Prince George, Sussex & Surry counties until 5:15 pm
This video is from Dave Whipp and was recorded around 3:30 p.m.
T-storm warning for Hanover/Caroline has been expanded to include Spotsylvania county
New t-storm warning: southwestern Caroline & western/northern Hanover counties until 5 pm
UPDATE: Tornado warning for southern Albemarle County and eastern Nelson County has expired.
Here’s video of hail coming down in Chester. Thanks, Ian Baker! Email your photos and videos to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Tornado Warning for storm south of Charlottesville