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
534 AM EST Thu Dec 8 2016

Plentiful sunshine yesterday under weak high pressure allowed for
high temperatures yesterday into the 50s with dry conditions.
Under a blanket of mid-level overcast early this morning, current
temperatures ranged in the 30s, warmest in the southside of
Virginia into North Carolina and coldest along the far western
counties in southeast West Virginia and the Mountain Empire of

A pattern change toward much colder temperatures is expected today
as a surge of modified Arctic air advances east. Expect
temperatures to steadily fall by the early afternoon with winds
becoming gusty. Cold temperatures in the teens to low 20s and
breezy northwest winds will combine to produce wind chill values
in the single digits to the teens, with a few sub-zero wind chills
at elevations above 3500 feet in the North Carolina mountains. The
cold air remains across the region through Saturday before
moderating into Sunday. The next chance for precipitation is with
a storm system forecast to move across the area later Sunday into


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