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Richmond, Virginia
Central Virginia's #1 news station.
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As a baseball fan, I've always understood why some are against designated hitters getting into the Hall of Fame. I've just never subscribed to it, and I've caught myself getting more and more fired up about the situation watching one of my childhood heroes fall short of baseball immortality during... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Marc Madness
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Post UPDATED by Jim Duncan on 1/19/2017 at 5:30pm The spring-like weather that has re-emerged in this, round two, of our January thaw will culminate in a major storm system that will be developing over the mid-South later this weekend into early next week. Before that, a smaller system will... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Written by Meteorologist Ros Runner (10:00 PM, 1/15/2017) It's been a week now since we were in the deep freeze with a blanket of snow covering central Virginia! It's amazing how quickly things can change with a record low of 0° occurring early Monday morning and then we reached a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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When VCU reached the Final Four and the Spiders made the Sweet 16 in 2011, Richmond took on the nickname "Hoopstown USA." Since then, the Rams have been able to make NCAA Tournament appearances a habit, while Richmond hasn't found the key to consistent success. But early in the Atlantic... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Marc Madness
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UPDATED by Jim Duncan at 4:43pm 1/13/2017 Updated 8:45am 1/14 It looks like things could turn a little wintry again over parts of northern and western Virginia this morning. Central Virginia and RVA should be spared with temperatures above freezing, but a wedge of cold air interacting with another advance... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Written by Meteorologist Ros Runner (9:30 PM, 1/9/2017) It's been more than 72 hours now since our temperature in Richmond has been above the 32° mark! The combination of Arctic high pressure plus a significant snow pack covering much of the area has resulted in some of the coldest temperatures... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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It's called HOAR FROST and it's beautiful @AndrewNBC12: Like this? pic.twitter.com/ZebvcUUeqn — Marcail M W (@MarcailM) January 9, 2017 Most frost doesn't do much-- and just looks like a light film of ice. But in certain circumstances, you can get a special kind of frost form. Here are some pictures... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Jim Duncan 6:12pm on 1/7/2017 The much-advertised snowstorm dumped a lot of snow over central and eastern Virginia, with widespread reports of 5-8 inches over the metro Richmond area. Up to a foot was reported from Williamsburg, and totals around 10" were commonly seen in areas east of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated by Meteorologists Andrew Freiden and Megan Wise at 1/7/17 at 10:25am *Storm Underway* *Live coverage on NBC12 TV NOW**Major Impact on Roads* We have First Alert Weather Days for Today and Tomorrow. Tomorrow is a "First Alert" for Sunday due to the VERY cold temperatures. There is a WINTER... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
By David Hylton Parking restrictions will be in place in Richmond for Tuesday's special election. Parking will be prohibited in the following areas from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Jan. 10: Three parking meters/pay stations on the west side of the Main Library All parking meters/pay stations on 9th... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at Decision Virginia
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Updated by Meteorologist Andrew Freiden (12:38pm, 1/4/2017) While the cold air is a sure bet-- snow is not. Our two Chances both are a bit iffy. Late tomorrow into Friday morning looking less impressive as we get closer (could be just flurries) And the Late Friday into Saturday Chance looks... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By David Hylton Three special elections will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in parts of Virginia to fill three General Assembly seats left vacant following the Nov. 8 elections. Two of those races include localities in Central Virginia. Jennifer L. McClellan and Corey Maurice Fauconier In the 9th Senate... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton The Farmville Herald is hosting a candidate forum on Wednesday for the three candidates seeking to represent Virginia's 22nd Senate District. (From left) Ryant L. Washington, Mark Peake, Joe Hines Democrat Ryant L. Washington, of Fluvanna, Republican Mark Peake, of Lynchburg, and independent Joe Hines, of Rice,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Decision Virginia
Posted and Updated by Jim Duncan on 12/30/2016 at 1:25pm Note the discussion below is modified from the original one posted on 12/29 to account for new information. New data in today is indicating the GFS model now matches the Euro, with more of a chilly rain or brief mix... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Written by Meteorologist Ros Runner (9:00 PM, 12/28/2016) While we've had some bouts of cold weather during the month of December and even a minor glazing of ice back on the morning of the 17th, we've really had no significant winter storm threat as of yet. Could that be about... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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It's become a holiday tradition here at NBC12: showcase what we feel are the top 10 area sports stories of the year, and 2016 provided us with many memorable moments. Here is this year's list: 10) PGA event returns to Richmond- For the first time since 1991, the PGA brought... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Marc Madness
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Posted by Jim Duncan 12/22/2016 We've been advertising the mild weather that will take us into next week, but some of the latest computer guidance, in particular the Euro model, is hinting at a significant shot of COLD air hitting us next Friday and New Year's Eve. If this pans... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Jim Duncan 12/21/2016 After the multiple shots of arctic air recently, it's nice to see the CHILL retreat back to the north for awhile. The forecast through the Holidays, and even into the first week of 2017, looks quite mild. After that... well, we'll just have to see... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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We say it in all areas of life- marriage, divorce, taking a new job, buying a new house, etc.- do what's best for you. Nobody lives your life, nobody knows what it's like behind your closed doors, nobody knows all the factors you have to consider when making a major... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at Marc Madness
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Posted by Andrew Freiden 12/20/2016, 5:46am There's a really good Space Station viewing opportunity tonight. If you use binoculars, you might even be able to see the shape of the space station, which is about the size of a football field! No need for binoculars, though-- the naked eye should... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Megan Wise 8:45am 12/18 No need for winter jackets today! What a difference a day makes! Yesterday morning at this time we had temperatures in the 20's with some light freezing drizzle. This morning, we have temperatures already in the 60's! Temperatures will be well above average today,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated by Megan Wise (10:00AM, 12/17/2016) The National Weather Service has extended the Freezing Rain Advisory for parts of our area until noon today. The light freezing rain that occurred early this morning, as forecasted all week, has caused some issues on roadways. Please exercise caution through the rest of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Andrew Freiden, 12:06pm 12/14/2016 Yes, it's too early to have a lot of confidence in the forecast 11 days out, but... it's starting to look like a good bet for ABOVE normal temperatures for the Christmas Holiday. While it looks cold out west, Signs are pointing to some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated by Jim Duncan (9:48pm, 12/14/16); Originally post by Andrew Freiden In case you missed it, click to read Ros' article on the Ice chance on Saturday, which still holds up nicely! When we see a true arctic air mass headed our way, it gets our antenna up. Sometimes it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider