HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — The National Weather Service issued alerts for Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore and northeast North Carolina as a second round of severe storms moved through the region.
The cluster of storms moved through the region late Thursday evening and into Friday morning.
The first line of storms brought several severe thunderstorm warnings on the Southside and in northeast North Carolina Thursday afternoon and evening. There were also two tornado warnings in counties just below the Virginia-NC state line.
Slater said there were numerous reports of hail from that first round of storms, as they dropped southeastward from the Franklin/Suffolk area and through North Carolina. He said Doppler radar indicated possible tornadoes and damaging winds, but there have been no significant reports of damage. That round of weather moved out of the region around 9 p.m.
Another severe thunderstorm watch was in effect until 2 a.m. Friday. It included the following areas in Virginia and North Carolina:
- City of Virginia Beach
- City of Chesapeake
- City of Newport News
- City of Norfolk
- City of Suffolk
- Isle of Wight
- James City