RICHMOND, Va. -- Thursday 9:30 p.m. update: the threat for severe weather has ended.
Previous post from 3 p.m.
An approaching disturbance ahead of a cold front will cause storms across the area late Thursday afternoon into the evening.
Storms will start off widely scattered, but a line of stronger storms is expected in the early evening. The highest chance for storms in the metro is between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Storms will exit southeastern Virginia by late evening.
Some of the thunderstorms may produce damaging wind gusts. The threat for this is higher north of I-64.
Due to the muggy conditions, storms will produce torrential downpours. Some flooding is possible, especially in areas that see repeated storms.
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