Scattered storms will develop this afternoon and last into the mid-evening hours. Storms will not hit everywhere, but storms that do fire up will produce lots of lightning, heavy rainfall, and the potential for strong wind gusts.
Storm threat will diminish after sunset.
The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for the following counties:
ALBEMARLE, CAROLINE, CULPEPER, ESSEX, FLUVANNA, GLOUCESTER, GOOCHLAND, GREENE, HANOVER, HENRICO, KING & QUEEN, KING WILLIAM, LANCASTER, LOUISA, MADISON, MATHEWS, MIDDLESEX, NEW KENT, NORTHUMBERLAND, ORANGE, PAGE, PRINCE WILLIAM, RICHMOND, SHENANDOAH, SPOTSYLVANIA, STAFFORD & WESTMORELAND