Nelson County, Virginia
Severe weather is probable in some locations across Virginia this afternoon and tonight. After a round of early morning thunderstorms in Northern Nelson, skies have become sunny once again with temps rising to near 90°. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued until 11PM EDT for the area. The Storm Prediction Center has much of Virginia, North Carolina and the mid-south in the slight risk area for severe weather. The most likely area for severe weather locally is east of The Blue Ridge Mountains as discussed in this morning’s hazardous weather outlook:
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1214 PM EDT TUE JUN 9 2009
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA…
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA…AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN MARYLAND
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GARRETT COUNTY.
.DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH OVER THE MID ATLANTIC TODAY. THIS
FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION…WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME
SEVERE…PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ESPECIALLY
EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
THERE MAY BE A RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER EACH DAY MAINLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED THIS AFTERNOON.
We’ll be keeping an eye out and update according later today & tonight if necessary!