Regional Weather Summary
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR SW VA...SE WV...AND NW NC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
637 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER OCCURRED OVERNIGHT. SKIES LAST NIGHT
RANGED FROM PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLEAR...AND ALLOWED FOR AREAS OF
FROST. LOW TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 30S...WITH A FEW
LOCATIONS DIPPING INTO THE UPPER 20S IN THE MOUNTAINS.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
TRICK OR TREAT.  THE LAST DAY OF OCTOBER WILL UNDERGO A
SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN COSTUME...STARTING OFF FAIR AND DRY FOR THE
FIRST HALF OF THE DAY...THEN TRANSFORM INTO A CLOUDY...WET
APPEARANCE BY DAYS END. THIS HALLOWEEN TRANSFORMATION...IS
COURTESY OF A STRONG...FAST MOVING STORM SYSTEM...THAT WILL MOVE
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY...THEN ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE ENTIRE
LISTENING AREA BY THE END OF THE DAY. COLDER AIR ARRIVING TONIGHT
WILL RESULT IN THE CHANGE FROM RAIN...TO SNOW...IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY OF NORTH CAROLINA...AND IN THE MOUNTAINS OF FAR WESTERN
VIRGINIA AND PARTS OF WEST VIRGINIA. WINTER STORM WARNINGS HAVE
BEEN POSTED FOR PARTS OF THE REGION TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET WILL SEE THE GREATEST WINTRY IMPACT.
MAINLY RAIN IS EXPECTED AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL BE SEASONALLY COOL...BUT WILL FALL 5 TO 8
DEGREES SHORT OF OUR NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THE DATE. A
SURGE OF COLDER AIR...WILL ARRIVE FOR SATURDAY...AND THIS WINTER
SHIVER WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE
STORM SYSTEM...BEGINNING SATURDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE INTO
THE DAY SUNDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING.

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