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RICHMOND, Va. --  A complex system will bring the chance of severe storms to the area late tonight through about noon on Thursday.  The chances of showers and thunderstorms will increase overnight, especially after about 4 a.m.  A first batch of storms will pass through between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m.  Areas north and northwest of Richmond have the best chance of seeing those storms.

Another batch of storms will track across the state from mid-morning until around noon.  Storms will have the potential to produce damaging wind gusts, hail and isolated tornadoes.  In Richmond, the highest probability of severe weather will be between 8 a.m. and noon.

Storms will have the potential to produce damaging wind gusts, hail and isolated tornadoes.  Make sure to download our CBS 6 Weather Authority App for the latest warnings.  We will have full coverage on CBS 6 and streaming online.

There will be a higher risk of seeing the severe storms near and east of Interstate 95.

The threat for storms will diminish towards midday, but some isolated showers are possible during the afternoon.  It will be windy with sustained winds 20 to 30 mph and gusts over 35 mph.  Highs will be in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

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