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
528 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
TUESDAY EVENING...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORM OCCURRED
ACROSS PRIMARILY TWO SECTIONS OF OUR REGION. THE ONE AREA WAS
BETWEEN ROUGHLY LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA AND COVINGTON VA...NORTH INTO
THE LEXINGTON VIRGINIA REGION. HERE...PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
AVERAGED ONE-QUARTER OF AN INCH TO THREE-QUARTERS OF AN
INCH...WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS A LITTLE OVER AN INCH. THE
OTHER REGION WITH SHOWERS AND STORMS WAS OVER THE NORTH CAROLINA
FOOTHILLS. HERE...RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE COMPARABLE TO THE FIRST
REGION. OTHER ISOLATED SHOWERS WERE BETWEEN ROUGHLY TAZEWELL
VIRGINIA AND PULASKI VIRGINIA. THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING...PATCHY FOG DEVELOPED...WITH ISOLATED DENSE
FOG. TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE LOW TO MID 60S ACROSS THE
MOUNTAINS WITH UPPER 60S TO NEAR 70 ACROSS THE PIEDMONT.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
AN OCCLUDED FRONT WAS SITUATED ACROSS THE AREA. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE AREA TODAY. THE COMBINATION OF THE TWO FRONTAL
BOUNDARIES WILL ACT AS A FOCUS FOR ADDITIONAL SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT. THURSDAY INTO AT LEAST THE START OF THE
WEEKEND...THE AREA WILL BE SITUATED BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND LOW PRESSURE OFF THE COAST OF NEW
ENGLAND. THIS PATTERN WILL KEEP THE AREA IN AN ACTIVE NORTHWEST
FLOW REGIME THAT WILL ALLOW FOR REPEATED DAYS AND NIGHTS WITH
SHOWERS AND STORMS ACROSS THE AREA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

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