Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Southside and Central Virginia


The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 p.m. Friday for the following counties:

  • Appomattox County
  • Campbell County
  • Charlotte County
  • City of Danville
  • City of Martinsville
  • Floyd County
  • Franklin County
  • Halifax County
  • Henry County
  • Patrick County
  • Pittsylvania County

Strong to severe thunderstorm are possible for the afternoon and evening hours. The main concern will be damaging winds, although heavy rainfall is likely with these storms as well. Urban and small stream flooding is possible.

You can read more about Friday’s forecast on the WFXR Weather Blog.

A Severe Thunderstorm WATCH means conditions are favorable for severe storms to develop in the area. A Severe Thunderstorm WARNING means severe storms are imminent or are occurring in the area.

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