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
342 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

A stalled frontal boundary continued to reside to the south and
west of the region overnight Sunday into Monday. Overrunning
moisture was lifted north of this boundary during the overnight
hours, allowing for light to moderate showers to impact the
majority of the region. Accumulations remained rather light, with
only isolated spots receiving more than an inch of precipitation
in a 12 hour period. Winds were generally very light and
variable. This, coupled with persistent cloud cover, kept
overnight lows rather stagnant in the upper 50s across the
forecast area.

A wet pattern is in store for the forecast area through the
coming week, as a series of disturbances are expected to move
through bringing showers and isolated thunderstorm chances. The
wettest of the days will likely being on Tuesday, as a cold front
slowly approaches the area from the West before stalling over
portions of the Mid Atlantic Region. Numerous waves will likely
develop along this boundary, aiding in the formation of moderate
to heavy rainfall, especially for those along and east of the Blue
Ridge Mountains. Additional chances of rain and storms will
develop later in the week. Temperature wise, expect near to below
seasonable values for most of the work week, with a warming trend
finally commencing by Friday leading to potentially a pleasant

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