A Recap of Severe Weather Across Our AreaFebruary 21st, 2014 at 4:39 pm by Jeff Edmondson WAVY under Weather
I want to start out with a picture of the storm moving across the James River in Williamsburg. Photo Credit: Rob Hunter
Williamsburg has had the highest wind gusts reported so far from these storms. The Williamsburg airport saw a wind gust at 74 mph.
In Gloucester, there was damage to trees and roofs, the Gloucester Point Marina reported roof damage. In Smithfield there were reports of trees being split in half from the high wind gusts. Also hail was reported in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Now as the storms have moved offshore, we will be looking at a drier weekend with highs in the 60s.
Other Peak Wind Gusts:
- Yorktown: 63mph
- C.B.B.T.: 62mph
- Wakefield: 53mph
- Melfa: 43mph
- Virginia Beach: 41mph
- Norfolk: 38mph
Meteorologist Don Slater will have your full forecast tonight on WAVY TV 10.
If you want to see more pictures of the event go here: Strong Storms in Hampton Roads (Pictures)
Meteorologist Jeff Edmondson