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
517 AM EDT WED SEP 2 2015

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
ANOTHER SUMMER LIKE DAY ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY AS STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE ALOFT PERSISTS ACROSS THE REGION. ISOLATED SHOWERS DOTTED
THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON...ALTHOUGH NONE OF THE REGULAR
AIRPORT OR CLIMATE STATIONS REPORTED ANY MEASURABLE RAIN.
TEMPERATURES WERE HOT FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER...WITH
ROANOKE RECORDING A HIGH OF 92 DEGREES AND DANVILLE 93 DEGREES.
MID TO UPPER 80S WERE COMMON WITH ONLY THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE MOUNTAINS ESCAPING THE 80-DEGREE MARK.

EARLY THIS MORNING SKIES WERE PARTLY CLOUDY AND THERE WAS PATCHY
DENSE FOG IN MOUNTAIN VALLEYS AND OTHER RURAL AREAS. SCATTERED
CLOUDS WERE ALSO DRIFTING ACROSS PARTS OF THE AREA...BUT NO
PRECIPITATION WAS NOTED. TEMPERATURES AT 500 AM EDT RANGED FROM 58
DEGREES AT BOONE TO 71 DEGREES AT BROOKNEAL.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
ANOTHER WARM...HUMID DAY IS ON TAP FOR THE REGION TODAY UNDER
PARTLY SUNNY SKIES. AN UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A SLIGHT
INCREASE TO AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...WITH THE
BEST CHANCE ACROSS THE NORTHERN COUNTIES. THIS DISTURBANCE WILL
DRIFT SOUTH OF THE AREA THURSDAY. THEN...A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FRIDAY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY THE FRONT...FOLLOWED BY
SLIGHTLY COOLER...DRIER CONDITIONS FOR THE WEEKEND...ALTHOUGH
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY LINGER NEAR THE FRONT
AS IT STALLS ACROSS THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY.

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