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Severe storms possible Saturday

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Posted at 7:05 AM, Sep 08, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-08 13:11:23-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - A strong cold front will pass through the area Saturday evening.  Ahead of the front, it will be hot and very humid.  A squall line of strong to severe storms should cross the mountains early Saturday afternoon.

This line of storms will move to areas west of I-95 mid to late afternoon.  Storms should cross I-95 and the metro late afternoon into early evening.  Areas east of I-95 will see the storms early to mid evening. [RELATED: Click here for the latest watches and warnings]

Conditions are favorable for some strong wind gusts in excess of 60 mph in some of the storms.  An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. [Mike Stone’s Facebook page |  Twitter]

Storm threat will end before midnight across the entire area.

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