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Tornado warnings, watch expires for CBS 6 viewing area

Posted: 7:57 PM, Oct 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-31 23:06:57-04
Tornado warnings, watch expires for CBS 6 viewing area

Stay with CBS 6 and WTVR.com for updates from Meteorologists Zach Daniel, Mike Stone and Frances Peyton. 

RICHMOND, Va. — All tornado warnings issued for Central Virginia on Halloween have been cancelled or have expired.

A tornado watch remained in effect for Metro Richmond as well as parts of central, western and northern Virginia until 11 p.m.

Wind gusts were forecast to reach 30-40 mph, but some showers and storms produced much higher gusts, and wind damage was a possibility.

The window for these storms was between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. in the Richmond metro.  Far eastern Virginia was forecast to see storms 9 pm-midnight.

Tornado warnings expire 

The National Weather Service cancelled the tornado warning for southeastern Mecklenburg, west central Greensville County and Brunswick counties until 9:30 p.m. The tornado warning for northeastern Louisa County until 9:15 p.m. has been cancelled. The tornado warning for central Louisa, central Cumberland, northwestern Goochland and Fluvanna counties until 8:45 p.m. has expired. The tornado issued for southeastern Cumberland, northwestern Lunenburg, northwestern Nottoway and Amelia counties until 8:30 p.m. has expired.

Scroll down for a look at updates from our LIVE coverage as the storm rolled through Central Virginia from about 7:45 to 9:30 p.m.