(Matt Demlein, WRVA)

Storm Risk Reduced

Cloud Cover Cuts Storm Fuel

August 13, 2019 - 4:16 pm

Henrico, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - NBC12.com Meteorologist Jim Duncan says our severe weather threat has been reduced as the day has gone on.  Duncan, saying cloud cover has reduced the fuel necessary for widespread severe storms.  He says the greatest risk for such storms is in southern Virginia, where there has been more sun.

The storms are being triggered by a weak cold front coming through the area.  Duncan says the tornado threat as well has been reduced.