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Severe weather hitting Central Virginia

(MGN Online)

UPDATE: 10:08 p.m.

The tornado watch for most of the viewing area has been cancelled.

The watch is still in effect for areas east of Lynchburg.

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UPDATE: 9:06 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Campbell County, Lynchburg, Bedford County, Amherst County expired at 8:45 p.m.

A tornado watch is still in effect for the following areas until 2 a.m.:

WATCH: Amherst Co., Appomattox Co., Bedford Co., Botetourt Co., Campbell Co., Charlotte Co., Franklin Co., Halifax Co., Henry Co., Montgomery Co., Nelson Co., Pittsylvania Co., Pulaski Co., Roanoke Co., Buena Vista, Danville, Lexington, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Salem, Radford.

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UPDATE: 7:45 p.m.

Tornado warnings expired for Martinsville, Danville, and Pittsylvania County.

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Campbell County, Lynchburg, Bedford County, Amherst County until 8:45 p.m.

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UPDATE: 7:15 p.m.

Tornado warning issued for Martinsville, Danville, and Pittsylvania County.

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Tornado warnings and watches have been issued for much of the viewing area.

WARNING: Galax, Woodlawn, Cana, Grayson County, parts of Carroll County.

WATCH: Amherst Co., Appomattox Co., Bedford Co., Botetourt Co., Campbell Co., Charlotte Co., Franklin Co., Halifax Co., Henry Co., Montgomery Co., Nelson Co., Pittsylvania Co., Pulaski Co., Roanoke Co., Buena Vista, Danville, Lexington, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Salem, Radford.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Radford, Pulaski, and Hillsville VA until 7:15 p.m.

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