Ida to bring severe and flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic Region late Tuesday through early Thursday

Ida was downgraded to a Tropical Storm this morning.  Maximum sustained winds are now at 60 mph and Ida is expected to become a Tropical Depression by this evening. Unfortunately, the “worst-case scenario” played out across Metropolitan New Orleans, as Ida made landfall early Sunday afternoon across Southeast Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. …

Sunday 3/28: Worst of severe weather expected across Southern Virginia and Chesapeake Bay Region

Severe Weather is possible Sunday across much of Virginia and the Lower Mid-Atlantic.   The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded Metro Richmond and the Chesapeake Bay Region to an ENHANCED RISK (Level 3 of 5,) with a SLIGHT RISK (Level 2 of 5) for severe weather across the rest of the region. Damaging straight-line winds and…

3/28: Severe Weather Possible Sunday; Damaging straight-line winds, hail, and isolated tornadoes

Severe Weather is possible Sunday across much of Virginia and the Lower Mid-Atlantic.   The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of Virginia under a SLIGHT RISK for severe weather. Damaging straight-line winds and hail are the main risks, with an isolated tornado possible.     CAPE (Convective Available Potential Energy) will reach 1000 to 2000…

Crippling ice storm Thursday along and south U.S. Route 460

Article and Forecast by Meteorologist Peter Forister Graphics by Denver Murray "Crippling ice accumulation" for southern and central Virginia expected tomorrow. Strong wording from @NWSBlacksburg. #vawx pic.twitter.com/BXRaMO51yP — Peter Forister ❄️☃️❄️ (@forecaster25) February 17, 2021 A very strong arctic airmass has setup to the northeast of the Mid-Atlantic, and is forcing a layer of cold…