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For the first time in 30 years, new clouds have been added to the International Cloud Atlas! And these are pretty neat! We get so many cloud pictures sent to us on social media from all of you during different weather events. And some of the clouds you've probably seen... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Andrew Freiden, 3/22 Updated: 4:45am 3/24 We're headed for an impressive weekend warm-up-- in fact we are forecasting 77° tomorrow. But will it hold? Looks like it! Here's the Climate Prediction Center forecast for NEXT week-- showing a strong likelihood of warmer than average temperatures. I dove into... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Will Wade's departure for LSU on Monday night sent some shock-waves throughout Ram Nation. Watching other college basketball teams court VCU's head coaches has become a March tradition as sure as the NCAA Tournament, but one look at social media will tell you this one seems to sting the fan... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Marc Madness
We've moved the Decision Virginia blog to a new site, so be sure to update your bookmarks. You can now find the blog at http://decisionvirginia.com, which redirects to a subsection of nbc12.com. This was mainly a housekeeping item and the content should remain fundamentally the same. With the new site... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Decision Virginia
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Tip-off is nearing in Salt Lake City as VCU takes on Saint Mary's, the second place team from the West Coast Conference. The Gaels are 28-4, with three of those losses coming to Gonzaga, who advanced with a 20 point win here earlier today and is the top seed in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Marc Madness
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Posted By Andrew Freiden 11:46am 3/15/2017 As we are dealing with our coldest day since January and a potentially record-setting cold night, I'm getting lots of questions like this: "Andrew is spring going to get here after this cold snap?" My answer: I wouldn't count on a significant warmup any... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Meteorologist Jim Duncan 3/14/17 at 5:30pm The storm is moving far away from Virginia, but now we must deal with a reinforcing shot of arctic air along with increasing winds from the pre-dawn hours Wednesday through Wednesday afternoon. We have tagged Wednesday as a FIRST ALERT Weather Day... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Meteorologist Ros Runner (Updated by Jim Duncan at 10:30 PM, 3/13/2017) A MAJOR STORM is taking shape tonight near the southeast coast of the U.S., and will intensify as it moves up just east of Virginia by early Tuesday morning. This is going to end up being a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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2017 finds the Atlantic 10 moving its men's basketball tournament from Brooklyn to Pittsburgh. Yes, the league has been a little bit down this year, probably the most since its expansion, but it promises to be a fun week of basketball in the Steel City. Here's our annual preview of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Marc Madness
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THERE IS STILL SOME LEVEL OF UNCERTAINTY with this weekend's forecast, but the trends are indicating that the threat of accumulating snow in central Virginia is fading fast. Our longer range computer guidance from both the GFS and European are indicating that the cold air will be well established over... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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posted by Andrew Freiden 3/2/2017 The numbers are in, and February 2017 goes into the record books as the 2nd warmest on Record. And if you were alive for the warmest February on record, please send me a telegram so we can put you on TV! From NWS in Wakefield:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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UPDATED by Jim Duncan at 4:05pm 3/1/17 The threat for severe thunderstorms has diminished for central and northern VA, including RVA area, as air has stabilized following the first line of showers that moved through mid-afternoon. The Storm Prediction Center has taken much of the area OUT of the risk... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Heads up this afternoon. We are tracking a cold front that will produce a line of showers and storms this afternoon as it crosses Central Virginia. Here's a look at where the front is as of 8am: Warm air ahead of the front will help boost temperatures back into the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Jim Duncan at 9:05pm, 2/23/2017 It may be only February, but this absurdly warm month promises to bring at least a couple more WAY-warmer-than-normal days into the start of this weekend, so the spring-like weather continues, for now. It's also notable that spring weather can also mean thunderstorms,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Will we see winter again? Probably. Just not any time soon. And by the time it gets here, we'll be well into March. Even though it doesn't feel like it now, it would be very hard to race straight into spring. Even with another potential record breaking temperature this afternoon,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted By Andrew Freiden 2/22/2017 Let's get started with the basics. A Solar Eclipse is when the Moon's shadow passes over the earth. When this happens in totality (like it will this summer on August 21, 2017) several things happen. 1: Day turns to night 2: Dawn/Dusk is visible along... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted By Andrew Freiden, 7am 2/22/2017 This month's warm weather has been impressive-- with no end in sight. Check out the calendar. We've put the 5 "cold" days in blue and the 70°+ days in dark red. The other days are all above average. So far, the average of every... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Winter fans may not enjoy the temperatures we are forecasting, but spring fans are loving it! In fact, today is the only day that will feel somewhat like winter with high temperatures in the mid 40s. Take a look at the temperature trend over the next 7 days.. The average... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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It's Valentine's Day, and love is in the air. Maybe you're going on a date with your special someone, maybe you're staying in and watching a romantic movie or cooking dinner. Whatever you're doing, I hope you're with the people most important to you, doing something you love, and having... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Marc Madness
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Posted by Jim Duncan on 2/10/2017 at 5pm There are vast differences in the models, but the Euro model is hinting at a decent sized RAIN storm around Wednesday of next week, possibly ending briefly as snow by Thursday morning. This is a long-shot bet at this point, but here's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Andrew Freiden 2/9/2017 Social Media can be great, but sometimes misinformation can take off like wildfire. BEFORE social media, I might not even have mentioned tomorrow (Friday's) Lunar Eclipse on air or on this blog. Viewers of NBC12 know I love science AND weather. And I often alert... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Above average temperatures, rain, lightning, thunder, cold, wind, flurries then back to warm all in the next 72 hours. Today, high temperatures will be well above average this afternoon. Our forecast high temperature is 75°. Normal is 50°. We could very well tie the record of 75° set back in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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We all enjoy making predictions, whether you work in sports or are a fan. People enjoy guessing and taking their crack at seeing how close they end up getting to the actual outcome. Some enjoy gambling and putting money on those predictions, but can we please stop citing "chance to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Marc Madness
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During his first eight seasons in the NFL, Chris Long never tasted the playoffs. The second overall draft pick in 2008, Long was looked upon to help button down a St. Louis defense that had struggled and help the franchise get back to its success of the early 2000's. Long's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at Marc Madness
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January ended up as a very warm month here in RIC. Here are a few facts that sum up last month: We went 17 straight days without having the temperature dip below freezing! This is a record for January. The warmest temperature we had was 70° on Thursday the 12th.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider