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
540 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
A WARM FRONT MOVED NORTH THROUGH THE REGION SUNDAY
MORNING...ALLOWING WARM AND UNSTABLE AIR TO QUICKLY RETURN TO THE
AREA. AS A WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVED INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST
LATE IN THE DAY...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY AND SPREAD SOUTHEAST INTO THE REGION AROUND
SUNSET. A FEW OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS BECAME STRONG TO SEVERE
PRODUCING LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS GUSTS...FREQUENT
LIGHTNING...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LINGERED UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
AND PARTS OF THE VIRGINIA PIEDMONT...BUT OVERALL PRECIPITATION WAS
ON THE DECREASE EARLY THIS MORNING. AFTER A MUCH WARMER DAY SUNDAY
THAN WE SAW SATURDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 60S AND 70S...TEMPERATURES
THIS MORNING WERE MOSTLY IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. DENSE FOG
WAS REPORTED AT MANY LOCATIONS. AT 5 AM EDT...TEMPERATURES RANGED
FROM 54 DEGREES AT LEWISBURG TO 65 AT SOUTH BOSTON AND MT. AIRY.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHWARD FROM THE OHIO VALLEY INTO
OUR REGION LATER TODAY. AT THE SAME TIME...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL
DISTURBANCES WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST. THIS FRONT WILL
ENCOUNTER A WARM...MOIST...AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS.
CONSEQUENTLY...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...WITH A THREAT THAT
SEVERAL OF THESE COULD BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING ACROSS
THE PIEDMONT. MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TUESDAY
ACROSS THE EASTERN AREAS AS THE FRONT MOVES SLOWLY SOUTHEAST. FOR
THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK...A DEEP UPPER LOW WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD
FROM THE GREAT LAKES INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC AND LINGER FOR SEVERAL
DAYS RESULTING IN UNSETTLED...SHOWERY...AND UNSEASONABLY COOL
CONDITIONS.

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