Archives: severe weather

PHOTOS: Severe weekend storms wreak havoc around Richmond

Heavy rain, lightning, hail, and high winds resulted in over 43,000 people without power over the weekend.

Hurricanes: there’s an app for that

Making sure you’re prepared for a hurricane and keeping safe when it arrives? Yeah, there’s an app (or two) for that.

UPDATED: Severe weather possible overnight; tornado watch until 2 a.m.

A strong cold front responsible for severe thunderstorms across 10 states is making its way toward Virginia. There’s a slight risk for severe thunderstorms tonight and strong winds capable of damaging homes and other property.

UPDATED: Boxing Day: afternoon severe storms possible

A strong Christmas Day storm has created blizzard-like conditions across parts of the south and spawned multiple tornadoes near the Gulf Coast. This storm moves into the mid-Atlantic on Wednesday; here’s what to expect.

A look back at Hurricane Sandy (2012)

Sandy is no longer a hurricane, but the damage across the Mid-Atlantic and New England has been done. While Richmond was spared from the worst, we still had local impacts from the system.

Today’s severe weather risk – pack an umbrella

A weather trifecta may be setting up today; heavy rain, strong winds, and an isolated tornado are all possible as a cold front and a whole lot of moisture meet in the skies of Virginia today.

Weather! Severe weather likely Friday

A strong area of low pressure moves into the Ohio Valley and the Mid-Atlantic on Friday, threatening most of the region with severe weather Friday afternoon and evening. However, fantastic weather returns for the weekend.