RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect in several counties throughout the Richmond Metro area and Central Virginia.

According to the National Weather Service, a severe thunderstorm warning is in effect in the City of Richmond, Chesterfield County, New Kent County, Henrico County, Hanover County, King William County, Caroline County and Orange County.

Winds of up to 60 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail are possible and torrential rainfall is expected. Residents of the above areas are asked to stay indoors and avoid driving.

A full list of in-effect weather warnings can be found here.