Saturday 8/31: Dorian Update

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8:00 AM SAT – #DORIAN Update from Tropical Weather Action / Virginia Weather Action *** PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW AS IT WILL LIKELY ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS *** While model guidance trends EAST, MANY ensemble members are just inland or right along the coast of Florida. Even if the center of Dorian stays off the…

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Thursday 8/29: DORIAN Update

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Things are certainly getting “interesting” with the models. For the past several days, I’ve mentioned two tracks 1) Dorian moves into Florida, then skirts the Southeast / Mid-Atlantic Coast and then moves out to sea, 2) Dorian moves across Florida and into the Gulf of Mexico and makes another landfall along the Alabama coast or…

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WEDNESDAY 8/14: Severe storms possible across Central & Eastern Virginia

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FUTURE RADAR – WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING A cold front will cross the region Wednesday afternoon and become stationary along the coast. The Storm Prediction Center has a MARGINAL RISK for severe weather across Eastern Virginia and portions of the Delmarva Peninsula. The airmass remains very muggy and humid. This will help trigger thunderstorms across Central and…

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Watching Highways 460 & 58 through this evening for damaging winds, isolated tornadoes

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Peter Forister, NOVA Storm ChasingDenver Murray, Virginia Weather Action Since our previous update Monday evening, the storm risk has migrated southward. However, this is still a serious situation for Southside Virginia and portions of Hampton Roads. The strongest storms will be along and south of Highway 460 where multiple supercells are expected to develop with…

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Monday Evening Update: Strong Storms Tuesday; Damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes possible

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By: Peter Forister, NOVA Storm Chasing & Denver Murray, Virginia Weather Action Tuesday may be a busy day across portions of our coverage area. Damaging wind, supercells, and a tornado risk are all expected in a severe thunderstorm event tomorrow for the Mid-Atlantic. The local National Weather Service and the Storm Prediction Center have outlined…

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TUESDAY ALERT: ENHANCED RISK across Northern Virginia & much of Maryland; Damaging wind gusts and tornadoes possible

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By: Peter Forister, NOVA Storm Chasing & Denver Murray, Virginia Weather Action Tuesday may be a busy day across portions of our coverage area. Damaging wind, supercells, and a tornado risk are all expected in a severe thunderstorm event tomorrow for the Mid-Atlantic. The local National Weather Service and the Storm Prediction Center have outlined…

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NWS confirms EF-1 tornado in Pulaski County, microburst in Giles County

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The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado AND straight-line winds, caused damage Friday evening in Pulaski County. A microburst was the cause of damage in Giles County. In Giles County, National Weather Service confirmed microburst damage, with maximum wind speeds 90 to 95 mph. A quick straightening storm moved south-southeast…

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