“Fay” likely to form: Coastal gusty wind & locally heavy downpours on Friday

Friday’s Storm Summary— VWN Storm Impact Scale: 5 out of 10 (0 = none to 10 = significant)— Locally heavy downpours ALONG THE COAST and MAINLY EAST of I-95 corridor. — Little, if any rain, WEST of I-95 corridor. — Coastal flooding possible, including flooding in poor drainage and low-lying areas.— Rainfall amounts along the…

6/12/20: Models in disagreement; highest rain threat south and southwest, some flooding possible

An upper level low will along the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic coast for several days next week. High pressure building across the north will push the heaviest rain to the south. The mountains and South Central Virginia area has the highest chance at seeing moderate to heavy rainfall throughout the week, due to a northeast-east wind…

Saturday 5/30: Scattered severe storms possible across Hampton Roads this afternoon

A cold front will move across the Mid-Atlantic region this afternoon, bringing the chance for strong to possibly severe thunderstorms across the entire Hampton Roads region. The Storm Prediction Center has a Level 1 or “Marginal Risk” for severe weather. TIMING: 3:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m.SEVERE THREAT: Damaging wind gusts 60+ mph, large hail, and…

5/9/20: From coats to shorts and flip flops; Near 90 degree temperatures likely by the end of next week

Does Mother Nature know it’s May? Apparently not! Lynchburg reached 32 degrees early Saturday morning, tying the record set back in 1947. On the Eastern Shore, Wallops Island dropped to 38 degrees, breaking the old record of 40 degrees from 1977! Across other areas in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, temperatures were as cold as 27…