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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 4 days ago 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 6 days ago 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
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Updated by Andrew Freiden (7:04am, 2/1/2017) -Note: Snow threat DROPPING for Sunday- The latest computer guidance is suggesting more "liquid" versus frozen precipitation from this system. There will also be limited amounts of moisture. Anything that falls is looking LIGHT (if we get anything) Cold high pressure will be in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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There will be 2 opportunities to view the International Space Station this weekend! The first chance is tonight and we are forecasting mostly clear skies which will make for the perfect viewing opportunity! Go outside and look towards the south southwest horizon at 6:50pm. The Space Station will reach halfway... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Jim Duncan at 6:33pm on 1/23/2017 The massive storm that hit the Southeast with deadly tornadoes and severe weather, and pushed drenching rainfall north to the mid-Atlantic Sunday and Monday, will continue to spread its misery to the Northeast and new England through Tuesday (up there in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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It certainly hasn't felt like January the past several days. And we can expect another above average day today with high temperatures in the mid 50's! Morning low temperatures the past week alone have been above average. Average is 28°. We haven't started a day below freezing in Richmond since... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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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 Jan 19, 2017 at Marc Madness
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Post by Jim Duncan Updated 5:20am 1/20 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 bring mainly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 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 Jan 15, 2017 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 Jan 12, 2017 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