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Update: Localized flooding possible with afternoon, evening storms

Heavy downpours are possible as periods of isolated thunderstorms move across the Virginia Peninsula Thursday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service

Localized flooding is possible, according to a hazardous weather outlook.

The outlook, issued shortly after noon, replaces an earlier outlook issued Thursday morning. The updated outlook does not state there is a risk for hail or high winds. 

Previously, 9 a.m.

There's a marginal risk for isolated severe thunderstorms in the Virginia Peninsula area Thursday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected over the region, with heavy downpours possible and localized flooding, a hazardous weather outlook states. 

Isolated large hail and damaging wind gusts are the main threats with the system, according to the outlook.

The outlook covers all of Southeast Virginia, East Central Virginia, Central Virginia and Northeast North Carolina. 

The Peninsula area forecast calls for a high temperature about 65 degrees Thursday with east winds 7 to 16 mph. The area could get wind gusts up to 30 mph tonight.

Rain is likely in the region through Saturday night.

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