Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR SW VA...SE WV...AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
500 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
ANOTHER COOL DAY ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY EVEN THOUGH SKIES WERE
MOSTLY SUNNY. AFTER A MORNING WITH LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER
40S...AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE 50S IN THE
MOUNTAINS TO THE 60S ACROSS THE PIEDMONT...AGAIN ABOUT 10 DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. HOWEVER...WINDS DIMINISHED
CONSIDERABLY FROM THE PREVIOUS TWO DAYS...AND WERE MOSTLY LIGHT
AND VARIABLE BY EVENING...WHICH HELPED TAKE SOME OF THE CHILL OUT
OF THE AIR.

OVERNIGHT...SKIES BECAME MOSTLY CLOUDY AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. A FEW SPRINKLES SPREAD INTO THE FAR
SOUTHWESTERN COUNTIES OF VIRGINIA...SUCH AS TAZEWELL AND SMYTH.
TEMPERATURES EARLY THIS MORNING RANGED FROM 41 DEGREES AT SOUTH
BOSTON TO 51 AT MT. AIRY NORTH CAROLINA AND RICHLANDS VIRGINIA.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS MORNING FROM WEST TO EAST AND
PERSIST INTO AT LEAST SUNDAY MORNING. THE RAIN WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW NORMAL TODAY...WITH HIGHS ONLY IN THE 40S
IN THE WEST AND 50S ACROSS THE PIEDMONT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM A LITTLE OVER AN INCH
IN THE WEST TO ABOUT 3/4 INCH IN THE EAST. THE COOL TEMPERATURES
WILL CREATE STABLE CONDITIONS AND THUS ANY SEVERE WEATHER IS
EXPECTED TO REMAIN WEST OF THE REGION ACROSS TENNESSEE AND
KENTUCKY. RAIN WILL MOVE OUT OF THE REGION BY MONDAY...BUT
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL WELL INTO NEXT WEEK WITH
MORE RAIN BY THURSDAY.

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RAB



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