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City under tornado watch

The city of Suffolk is under a tornado watch and flash flood watch as severe weather begins to roll in on Friday afternoon.

The tornado watch is in effect until midnight for much of Virginia. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for development of a tornado but does not mean one has been spotted. A tornado warning will be issued if one is spotted or indicated on radar.

Conditions may develop that may lead to flash flooding, as well.

Several lines of strong thunderstorms are expected with threats including heavy rain and high winds.

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