Warm weather brought severe storms: Tuesday was a day of firsts for Richmond: the first 90-degree high of 2021, which fueled the first severe storm. Gusts up to 60 mph downed trees and caused outages mainly on the north and west side of the metro area. Statewide, dozens of towns had wind damage.
John Boyer is the first staff meteorologist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He joined the RTD newsroom in November 2016. Boyer earned his degree in meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.