The latest information from Mike Montefusco, Senior Meteorologist in Charge at NOAA/NWS Wakefield, VA:
"Attached, please find the latest briefing information regarding severe weather potential tonight into Thursday morning. Overall, we're expecting an initial batch of showers and thunderstorms moving across the Coastal Carolinas this evening, potentially pushing across SE VA/NE NC this evening before midnight. This initial area of showers should be predominately sub-severe. After a brief lull in the early overnight hours, a second round of showers and thunderstorms are expected after 2am EDT tonight, with a significant severe weather threat for our area between 3 am and 10 am EDT. Please note that the tornado threat has been expanded to include Central VA and the Metro Richmond area for Thursday morning. The next briefing will be sent by 3 pm this afternoon."