Tornado Watch canceled for Richmond, surrounding areas

Posted at 4:15 PM, Apr 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-07 17:48:47-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Tornado Watch is in effect throughout parts of Central Virginia and Hampton Roads.

The Tornado Watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Thursday and includes Northumberland County and Lancaster County in the Northern Neck, most of the Middle Peninsula, all of Hampton Roads, all the Richmond area, and then down south through I-95 and I-85.

The best window for severe storms will be through 6 p.m. Thursday.

Damaging winds will be the primary threat, but a tornado or two will be possible, mainly south through east of Richmond.

Friday will be variably cloudy and mild, with a few scattered showers.


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