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Severe Weather Risk Today

Strong Winds & Hail The Main Concerns

April 08, 2019 - 9:46 am

Richmond, VA (Newsradio -- Central Virginia is at risk for severe weather today. forecaster Andrew Freiden says the main concern is damaging winds, heavy rain and hail but says we can't rule out a tornado. He says the mostly likely time for the strong storms starts around 5 pm and continues through about 11 tonight. 

Much of the South is under the gun for severe weather. The same storm system created problems in Texas over the weekend. A possible tornado damaged homes and other buildings in San Gabriel. More than 375 flights in Houston and Dallas were canceled, and more than 175,000 lost power with the storm. 

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