Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 1 at 4:18PM EDT until July 1 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-07-01T16:18:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-07-01T17:00:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
The City of Richmond in central Virginia…
Eastern Chesterfield County in central Virginia…
The City of Colonial Heights in central Virginia…
The City of Hopewell in south central Virginia…
The northeastern City of Petersburg in south central Virginia…
Northwestern Charles City County in east central Virginia…
Northwestern Prince George County in south central Virginia…
Southeastern Henrico County in central Virginia…

* Until 500 PM EDT.

* At 418 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Richmond to near Bellwood to near Chester,
moving southeast at 20 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage
to trees and powerlines.

* Severe thunderstorms will be near,
Chester around 425 PM EDT.
Colonial Heights, Bellwood and Ettrick around 435 PM EDT.
Fort Lee around 445 PM EDT.
Petersburg and Hopewell around 450 PM EDT.
Prince George, Jordans Point and Garysville around 500 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include
Wayside, Richmond Heights, Birchett Estate, Elko, Jordan Point
Country Club, Montrose, Petersburg National Battlefield, Glendale,
Richmond International and Meadowville.
Instruction: For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the
NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Henrico, VA; City of Petersburg, VA; City of Colonial Heights, VA; City of Richmond, VA; Chesterfield, VA; City of Hopewell, VA; Charles City, VA; Prince George, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4303224-3614170
CAP MessageType: Alert