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
457 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
A STRONG COLD FRONT BEGAN MOVING ACROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING
RESULTING IN WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AND FALLING TEMPERATURES. AS MUCH
AS ONE TO ONE AND HALF INCHES OF RAIN FELL ACROSS REGION...BEFORE
CHANGING TO A WINTERY MIX WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE. BY 4 PM
TEMPERATURES HAS FALLEN INTO THE 30S WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE WITH
UPPER 40S TO LOW 50S OVER THE PIEDMONT. OTHERWISE WINDS TURNED
NORTH WESTERLY BEHIND THE FRONT AT 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 MPH.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
REGION TONIGHT...RESULTING IN A SHARP DECREASE IN TEMPERATURES.
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AS LOWS DIP INTO THE
LOW TO MID 20S OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S OVER
THE PIEDMONT. WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT...REACHING 45 MPH AT TIMES ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE.
PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO TRANSITION TO SNOW ALONG AND WEST
OF THE BLUE RIDGE AND UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA.

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