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Updated by Meteorologist Ros Runner (5:00 pm, 8/23/2016) In most years, it's that time when we would expect to see the tropics begin to "light up" with an increase in activity. The climatological peak of the hurricane season takes place on September 10th and we often see storms develop much... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
By Megan Woo Anne Holton, former Virginia Secretary of Education and the wife of Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kine, will campaign in Henrico Tuesday afternoon. She will visit the Henrico County Democratic Coordinated Campaign Field Office on Augusta Ave. around 3 p.m. to thank organizers and volunteers for... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Posted By Andrew Freiden, 9:12am 2016 As expected, the tropics are percolating. Along with Fiona, which looks to be no big deal, there's a system off the coast of Africa that will be named Gaston soon by the NHC. From the NHC's latest Monday morning bulletin: *Formation chance through 48... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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First things first. We've got to get through today before we can talk about the breakdown of heat and humidity. We've been talking about this cold front back to the west the past several days now. Scattered showers and storms will develop this afternoon and evening in central VA out... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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There's a tropical wave lurking off the coast of Africa that shows signs of becoming a tropical storm early next week. Here's the map from the National Hurricane Center. Take a look at the list of names the National Hurricane Center will use for this season. Names are picked by... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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By David Hylton A veterans group will host presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in September for a forum to discuss national security, military affairs and veterans issues. The founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), Paul Rieckhoff, says veterans and active duty military members "are ready... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Have you ever seen rainbow colors within the clouds? Mike Doherty snapped this picture over Carytown Thursday afternoon. Cosette Hernandez snapped this picture Thursday afternoon too and it's a fairly uncommon phenomenon. It's not a rainbow..it's actually an iridescent cloud! When you see rainbow colors in the cloud, it's a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Posted by Jim Duncan 8/18/2016 AS FOR THE TROPICS...with Fiona over the Eastern Atlantic, the time has arrived when we expect to see a sharp increase in tropical systems. Fiona will assuredly be just the first of many August-September storms. A wave even farther east than Fiona bears watching, with... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Written by Meteorologist Ros Runner (5:00 pm, 8/17/2016) Updated 8/18 6:45am Tropical Storm Fiona is a little stronger Thursday morning. Sustained winds are now at 45mph (previously at 40mph) and not expected to become a hurricane as it continues moving slowly over open waters. You can see from the forecast... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Donald Trump visited Roanoke recently. By David Hylton Republican candidate Donald Trump is returning to Virginia this Saturday for a rally in Fredericksburg. The event gets underway at 6 p.m. at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. Doors open at 3 p.m. Click here to get tickets. A Washington Post poll released... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Decision Virginia
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Created by: Meteorologist Ros Runner (12:30 PM, 8/17/2016) The Storm Prediction Center has recently issued a SLIGHT RISK area for severe storms that includes portions of central and northern Virginia. This would include Ashland, Louisa, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Tappahannock, and Washington D.C. There is a MARGINAL RISK for severe storms south... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Updated: 8/18 5:45am As we typically expect to see during the month of August, it's been HOT, HOT, HOT! It's been incredibly humid as well. We have yet to see a high temperature of 100° or higher, but we've strung together a number of days in the mid and upper... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at NBC12 Weather Insider
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There is another First Alert Action Day for heat for Today, and the NWS has another day with Heat Advisories for most of eastern and central Virginia. Temperatures hould reach the mid 90s. Coupled with high humidity, it'll likely FEEL LIKE 105°+ for a few hours this afternoon. Do your... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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Journalism is a subjective business. Many of us have our own specific idea of what journalism means. For me, it's very simple: I am not the story, so never make myself the story; in most cases, I have no opinion; always report the facts, not speculation, rumor, or unconfirmed guesses.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at Marc Madness
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Posted by Jim Duncan, 8/12/2016 Updated: 8:15am 8/14 First Alert Action Day again due to high heat expected over the region. Temperatures will climb into the mid and upper 90's with high humidity that will push heat index levels to the 105°-110° range, mainly during the afternoon and early evening... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
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The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks tonight! The meteor shower happens every August, but this year looks like it will be the best since 2009! According to NASA, there will be double the amount of meteors tonight. You will want to go outside after midnight and before dawn for the best... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at NBC12 Weather Insider
By David Hylton Republican candidate for president Donald Trump is making a campaign stop in far Southwest Virginia on Wednesday afternoon. According to his website's campaign schedule, Trump will be "will be making remarks at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center" in Abingdon. The event gets underway at 3 p.m.,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton As polls show Democrat Hillary Clinton with a large lead over Republican Donald Trump in Virginia, the campaign said last week that it is scaling back on ads in the Commonwealth. The "pause" in the advertising could change at any moment, Clinton's campaign said. Politico reports that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton (Source: crowdpac.com) An online campaign to get Khizr Khan -- the father of a slain Muslim-American soldier who made news after his speech at the Democratic National Convention -- has raised nearly $12,000 to push him to run for the Virginia House of Delegates. "We need more... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Republican vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence is making two campaign stops in Virginia on Thursday. He'll first stop at The Founders Inn Spa on Indian River Road in Virginia Beach at 3 p.m. Doors for the event open at 11 a.m. (Click here to RSVP.) The Virginian-Pilot... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is returning to Virginia on Tuesday with a stop in Ashburn. Trump's speech begins at 11 a.m. at Briar Woods High School at 22525 Belmont Ridge Road. Doors for the event open at a.m. This is the second visit to the Commonwealth... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at Decision Virginia
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By David Hylton Now that the national political conventions are over, the 2016 election season is officially into high gear. In less than three months Virginia will take the national spotlight at the vice presidential debate. Last year, Longwood University in Farmville was awarded the debate, which will now host... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton Just a few days after accepting the nomination to be Hillary Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is coming home to Richmond. Clinton's campaign announced Wednesday night that Virginia's former governor "will discuss his and Clinton's vision for an America that is stronger together, with an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By Mike Valerio Virginia former governor and now vice presidential hopeful said Wednesday that the choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is a civil rights issue, a narrative Kaine may continue in his primetime address to the Democratic National Convention. "It's a civil rights election folks," U.S. Sen. Tim... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2016 at Decision Virginia
By David Hylton In a little more than three months, residents in the city of Richmond will be heading to the polls to select a new mayor. On Tuesday, a town hall meeting is planned for the candidates to field questions in a form led by a moderator so the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at Decision Virginia