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
317 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY CONDITIONS PREVAILED OVER THE REGION ON
SATURDAY WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES THAT AVERAGED ABOUT
20 DEGREES ABOVE WHAT WOULD NORMALLY BE EXPECTED THIS TIME OF
YEAR. DAYTIME HIGHS RANGED FROM THE MID 50S ACROSS THE HIGHEST
ELEVATIONS...TO WELL UP INTO THE 60S ACROSS MUCH OF THE PIEDMONT.

WARMER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES CONTINUES OVERNIGHT WITH READINGS
IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. CLOUDS WERE ALSO ON THE INCREASE AS A
WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WAS TRACKING ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
TOWARDS THE AREA EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
HIGH PRESSURE HAS MOVED OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST THIS MORNING AS A
SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS BEGIN TO DEVELOP AND LIFT NORTHEAST
FROM OUT OF THE GULF COAST STATES. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF
THESE SYSTEMS...WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY TO REACH INTO THE
MOUNTAINS THIS MORNING. RAIN WILL THEN OVERSPREAD THE ENTIRE
REGION THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY...WITH THE THREAT CONTINUING IN
MOST AREAS INTO MONDAY NIGHT. DRIER AND COLDER WEATHER IS EXPECTED
TO RETURN BEHIND THESE SYSTEMS BY THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS EAST FROM OUT OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS.

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