Wet weekend ahead

Low pressure will track across the Great Lakes and into Canada during today. This low will push a cold front into the region spreading low level moisture and eventually showers across the area especially this afternoon into the evening hours. Rainfall amounts should be ...Read More

Daylight Saving Time: History & Fun Facts

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 2:00am. Clocks shift back to Standard Time (ST) Sunday, November 2nd, 2014, at 2:00am. This shift in time moves one hour of daylight from the evening into the morning hours. The History of Daylight Saving ...Read More

Enhanced fire danger today…

Dry and breezy conditions to enhance fire danger today… High pressure and a much drier air mass will move into the region today as high pressure moves off the coast and a cold front approaches from the NW. This will allow for a gusty ...Read More

February 21, 2014 – Storm Report

Thunderstorms rolling across Chesterfield County Thanks to a warm day across Central Virginia and a strong approaching cold front we had a squall line of showers moving into the area much like you would expect in March or April. As the storms approach we ...Read More

Virginians Urged To Take Precautions After Winter Storm

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) encourages everyone to protect themselves against serious health problems that can result from prolonged exposure to the cold and overexertion. “Whether digging out from the wet, heavy snow brought by the recent winter storm or sledding and playing ...Read More

Statewide Tornado Drill – 2014

When it comes to tornadoes, there’s no such thing as a “tornado season.”  Tornadoes can strike anywhere, anytime, and you need to know the drill. Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. They can appear suddenly without warning and can be invisible until dust and ...Read More

What are weather forecast models?

  Weather forecasting is the application of science and technology to predict the state of the atmosphere for a given location. Human beings have attempted to predict the weather informally for millennia, and formally since the nineteenth century. Weather forecasts are made by collecting ...Read More