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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Friday

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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for Highland, Nelson and Pocahontas Counties.  More counties may be added this afternoon.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 10 p.m. or until canceled for Appomattox, Campbell, Charlotte, Halifax, Henry and Pittsylvania Counties and the Cities of Danville and Martinsville.

Storms will continue to pop up.  As temperatures continue to rise, instability will increase, allowing storms to get stronger.

Thunderstorms could produce large hail and strong to damaging winds. 

The highest risk of storms will be before 8 p.m.

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