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Severe weather takes aim at southwest Virginia

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ROANOKE, Va. – A potent cold front brings strong to severe thunderstorms to southwest Virginia late this afternoon and into the first half of Sunday night.

Thunderstorms start firing up after 3 p.m. and move east of the area after midnight. 

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Heavy rainfall and flash flooding are a concern.

1 to 3 inches of rain is expected but higher amount are possible if thunderstorms train over the same area.

Damaging wind gusts and small hail are also a concern.

A tornado cannot be ruled out.

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**It is important to stay weather aware. Make sure you download the Storm Team 10 weather app for alerts and warnings. You can also track the radar there.**


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