Andy Doernen / News Radio 1140 WRVA

Severe Storms Possible Today

Hail and Damaging Winds the Biggest Threats

June 17, 2019 - 10:10 am

Richmond, VA (Newsradio 1140WRVA.com) -- We could be dealing with severe weather today as the humidity and heat ramps up. NBC12.com forecaster Andrew Freiden says be prepared for thunderstorms that could produce damaging hail and winds. He says flooding should not be too big a concern nor tornadoes, although he says you can't rule them out. On a scale of 1-5 for severe weather, we're at the low end at 1, which is marginal. 

Freiden says the mostly likely time for the storms to hit is between about 4 pm and 9 pm today - with metro Richmond under the gun between about 6-7 pm. He says tomorrow is a repeat with more severe storms possible in the afternoon and evening. 

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