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
413 AM EDT Sun May 28 2017

A low pressure system organized over the Central Plains during
the day Saturday. The warm front from this system stretched
eastward toward the Ohio River Valley. Isolated severe thunderstorms
began to develop by late afternoon with a few storms producing
large hail greater than an inch. Saturday`s high temperatures
reached the lower 70s to the mid 80s.

Severe storms moved across the Tennessee Valley Saturday evening.
These storms tracked across the Mountain Empire of southwestern
Virginia and northwest North Carolina during the evening. Most of
these storms produced damaging straight line winds.

A low pressure system should continue to deepen over the Central
Plains and head toward the Mid Atlantic later this holiday
weekend. The warm front from this system will sit overhead this
afternoon and evening, which should result in scattered showers
and thunderstorms. By this evening, the cold front from this
system will arrive to bring more widespread showers and
thunderstorms. Rain chances should gradually diminish during
Memorial Day and Tuesday.

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