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
504 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
Moderate rainfall continues to fall across much of southwest
Virginia, southeast West Virginia and northwest North Carolina
Monday afternoon and evening. Long duration rainfall has led to
areas of flooding and road closures through much of the forecast
area, including several rivers above flood stage by 5pm Monday. A
A Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM Monday evening for
areas along and west of the Blue Ridge, with a Watch continuing
until 8am Tuesday for areas East.

Storm total rainfall amounts continue to mount, with reports of
over 5 inches received prevalent over a 72 hour period for areas
along and south of Interstate 77.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
Periods of moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall will continue
to fall across the region tonight, gradually shifting eastward
into eastern Virginia during the overnight hours. Rivers will
continue to be on the rise with a flooding threat continuing to
to carefully monitored tonight into Tuesday. It will continue to
rain periodically during the day Tuesday as well, but should
remain primarily in the Piedmont counties. Temperatures will
remain several degrees below normal.

Warming temperatures expected Wednesday into Thursday with
temperatures in many areas warming into the 70s to lower 80s with
sunny skies.

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