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Richmond, Virginia
Central Virginia's #1 news station.
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We have another First Alert Weather Day for this afternoon and evening! The main concern will be for damaging winds and hail. The Storm Prediction Center has placed most of our area under a slight risk (2 out of 5 on the severe weather threat scale and counties shaded in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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It will be a very warm and humid afternoon with high temperatures in the mid 80's. There is a slight risk of severe weather for a good portion of our area (counties shaded in yellow per SPC) for late afternoon and evening hours. The northern neck and middle peninsula are... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Today is a First Alert Weather Day for the threat of strong to severe storms this afternoon and early evening. Although there's a heavy batch of rain that'll impact travel through 7am this morning, the threat we are concerned about is this afternoon. All of central VA has been placed... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Severe weather is possible this evening, mainly in far southern VA. There is a slight risk of severe weather from the Storm Prediction Center (2 out of 5 on the severe weather threat scale, yellow shading) near the Virginia/North Carolina border as a warm front lifts to the north through... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted: 5/19/17 by Andrew Freiden. Updated 9:06am Today is a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY for a severe weather threat this afternoon and evening. While this does NOT look like a day with widespread severe weather, a few storms could reach severe criteria this afternoon and evening. A MARGINAL threat is... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Andrew Freiden 9:47am 5/9/2017 We got an interesting email from Jeff Orrock, the Meteorologist in Charge of the National Weather Service office in Wakefield. Thought I would share this with everyone since we are seeing occasional radar returns from the wind farm in NC which can be confusing.... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated by Meteorologist Ros Runner (6:00 PM, 5/6/2017) Below is a summary of the 6 tornadoes that have been confirmed by the National Weather Offices across the State of Virginia: EF1 in Dinwiddie County near McKenney Winds estimated to be in the range of 85-95 mph Path Length 2.8 miles... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated by Megan Wise and Andrew Freiden 4:47am 5/5/2017 .....UPDATING NOW....NEW INFO SOON.... Get your rain gear ready for tomorrow morning. We have a First Alert Weather day for a wet commute with some heavy rain. A few showers will be possible later this afternoon and tonight, especially west of... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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As we head into the month of May, it's looking cool. Temperatures will be below average for the next 7 days. Normal high is 75° and the normal low is 51°. We won't touch the 70's this weekend or the start of next week. Big difference from where we were... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Let's start out by making one thing abundantly clear-- racism towards any person, by anybody, in any forum, is unacceptable and should never be tolerated. It's one of the biggest stains on our society, and we saw that last night in Boston, when Orioles outfielder Adam Jones was the victim... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Marc Madness
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Posted by Ros Runner and Andrew Freiden May 2, 2017 THE WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD: The final numbers are in and we just finished up the warmest April on record here in Richmond, Virginia! Our average temperature of 64.2° was 6° above average and beat out the previous warmest April... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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updated by Meteorologist Andrew Freiden (11:35am 5/1/2017) A strong cold front will be moving through central Virginia tomorrow evening and there will be the potential for some strong to severe thunderstorms. Here is the latest storm outlook showing that the Richmond metro is under a SLIGHT RISK, which is level... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
From the NWS: PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 350 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017 ...STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE CONFIRMED IN AND AROUND COLONIAL BEACH VIRGINIA... LOCATION...COLONIAL BEACH - WESTMORELAND COUNTY VIRGINIA DATE...APRIL 21 2017 ESTIMATED TIME...7:20 PM TO 7:30 PM EDT ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...70 TO... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAYS THROUGH TUESDAY While it's not going to rain constantly, we are going to see periods of moderate to heavy rain right through the day on Tuesday. This is going to be quite disruptive for those of you with outdoor "fun" plans or if you're working outside... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Andrew Freiden 6:21am 4/22/2017 Bad News to start the weekend...signs pointing to a possible tornado in Colonial Beach (Westmoreland County) last night around 7:15pm. Whether or not it was a tornado... -Red cross is assisting people with property damage -Yacht Club sustained damage -Lots of trees down -National... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted 4/20/2017 By Andrew Freiden 8:28am Update: just talked to Doug Hensel from the Great Big Greenhouse. He agrees with me! Sure, it's going to be chilly this weekend: Here's the FORECAST But after that... I don't see another cold shot coming. And with late April being our typical date... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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The severe storms that went through Virginia produced 2 confirmed tornadoes and 1 preliminary report of a tornado yesterday. National Weather Service survey teams have been out assessing the damage left behind by the storms and have confirmed 1-EF-1 tornado and 1-EF-0. There's also a preliminary report of an EF-0... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated 1:22pm Thursday this post contains OLD information on this system. Please refer to the top post on this page for the latest information! Old discussion below: SOME TIMING CHANGES....Pushing the peak storm threat a little LATER in #RVA. Overall Risk for Central Virginia: 4am to noon Peak Risk in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Jim Duncan at 9am 4/4/17 There is a First Alert Weather Day for Wednesday night into early Thursday due to the increased risk for severe thunderstorms. The system responsible will be yet another strong cold front and low pressure, linked to strong winds aloft associated with a large... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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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 Mar 23, 2017 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 Mar 22, 2017 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 Mar 21, 2017 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