RICHMOND, Va. — A tornado watch remained in effect for Central Virginia until 9 p.m. after Tropical Storm Michael prompted numerous tornado warnings across the CBS 6 viewing area Thursday evening.
Additionally, the threat for flash flooding and high winds remains for Central Virginia. In fact, a flash flood watch is in effect until Friday morning.
As the storm moves by and away from our area, strong wind gusts will occur. Some gusts over 35 mph are likely with gusts over 45 mph possible, especially across eastern and southeastern Virginia. A wind advisory is in effect for much of the Richmond metro area, and a high wind warning is in effect for the southeastern coast.
Wind speeds will gradually decrease Friday afternoon. Skies will be mostly sunny on Friday, and temperatures will be much cooler with highs in the 60s.
Depend on CBS 6 News and the The Weather Authority for complete coverage of Tropical Storm Michael.
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