Thursday, September 29, 2022

Severe thunderstorms possible today for Greater Williamsburg

A map showing the enhanced risk of storms for the Greater WIlliamsburg area
(Courtesy National Weather Service)

Severe thunderstorms could rake Greater Williamsburg this afternoon into the evening, the National Weather Service in Wakefield says.

The weather service’s Storm Prediction Center has put the area under an enhanced risk of severe weather, which means widespread storms are possible across the region.

Some of the storms could produce large hail and damaging winds of 60 mph or more, the weather service said. Localized flash flood also is possible.

Rainfall totals are expected to be about half an inch, with some areas seeing more because of storms.

Tuesday is expected to be partly sunny and windy with a high near 90, the weather service  said.

Rain and thunderstorms are possible this week through the weekend, with highs in the 80s and lows in the 60s, the weather service said.

Bryan DeVasherhttp://wydaily.com
Bryan DeVasher is the managing editor-digital of WYDaily. A resident of Hampton Roads for more than two decades, he has worked for news organizations in Virginia, Illinois, Missouri and Indiana. He most recently was a member of the public relations staff for Virginia State Police.

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