Damaging wind, hail possible Sunday afternoon and evening

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RICHMOND, Va. -- A strong cold front will move in from the west and trigger thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening.

These storms have a good chance of producing severe weather, mainly in the form of damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph.  Isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out, but the tornado threat is not very high.  Some of the storms will contain large hail.

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The best window for storms in the metro will be mid-afternoon through early evening.

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Muggy conditions will allow the storms that develop to produce torrential rain.  Here is a timeline for the storms for our entire area:

The threat for storms will diminish before midnight with just the chance of a shower or two overnight.  Most of the area will be dry Monday and it will be a little less humid.

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