Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA
AWUS81 KRNK 290940
Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
540 AM EDT Sat Apr 29 2017
Friday evening, skies were mostly clear across the region. After
approximately midnight, mid to high level cloud cover started to
progress into the area from the north in association with a broad
region of showers and thunderstorms along the Ohio River.
Compared to last night, fog was very patchy, confined primarily to
parts of the Foothills and Piedmont of North Carolina.
Temperatures remained very mild overnight. Pre-dawn temperatures
ranged from mainly from the low 60s to the mid 60s. There were a
few spots in the upper 50s and upper 60s.
The region will remain in a mild and humid airmass through the
weekend, with a strong cold front crossing the area on Monday. The
chance of showers and storms will be confined to mainly the
afternoon hours across parts of the mountains this weekend, and
become widespread with the passage of the front on Monday. Some of
the storms on Monday are expected to be on the strong side. Drier,
and slightly cooler, high pressure builds into the area on
Wednesday. The break in the precipitation will be short lived as
our next weather maker arrives on Thursday.