Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA
AWUS81 KRNK 212039
Weather Summary for SW VA...SE WV...and NW NC
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
439 PM EDT Fri Oct 21 2016
Throughout the day on Thursday, a cold front passed through gradually
dropping the temperatures down into the mid to upper 50s during
the late morning into the early afternoon. As the cold front
passed, it brought rain to the region that has been intermittent
most of the day with the occasion sunshine poking through. Mostly
cloudy skies were present with strong sustained winds up to 20
miles per hour in some areas.
The relatively cold air in comparison to these past few days will
remain in place over the region in the upcoming days.
Temperatures will drop down into the upper 30s and low 40s in most
areas Friday night. Along the Blue Ridge, temperatures will reach
the low 50s on Saturday while east of the Blue Ridge will see
temperatures rising the the lows 60s. Strong winds will be present
for most of the day Saturday with sustained winds at around 15
miles per hour in most areas with winds gusting up to 25 miles per
hour. Winds will calm down Saturday evening into Sunday morning.
Temperatures will be a little warmer during the day on Sunday
reaching the mid to upper 60s and only dropping down into the
upper 40s overnight. No precipitation is expected in the region
over the weekend.