Heads up! Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m. Sunday

A Watch means that severe weather is possible

Severe T-Storm Watch in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday

ROANOKE, Va. – A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for areas south of US 460 Sunday until 9 p.m.

Remember that a watch means severe weather is possible, whereas a warning means it’s likely or currently happening.

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The main areas of concern with any scattered storms that develop Sunday afternoon and evening will be localized wind damage and hail. The tornado threat is low, but it is not zero.

Storm threats - Sunday afternoon & evening (Copyright 2022 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.)

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About the Author

Meteorologist Chris Michaels is an American Meteorological Society (AMS) Certified Broadcaster, forecasting weather conditions in southwest Virginia on WSLS 10 News from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. weekdays on Virginia Today.

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