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
358 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
DESPITE CLEARING AND PLENTY OF SUNSHINE IN THE REGION TODAY...MOST
AREAS REMAINED BITTERLY COLD...WITH SOME AREAS OF THE PIEDMONT
GETTING NEAR THE FREEZING MARK. AREAS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS SAW
SOME VERY DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS TODAY WITH SOME LOCATIONS SEEING
WIND GUSTS ABOVE 40 MPH. SOME LIGHT FLURRIES WERE ALSO SEEN BY
SOME AT HIGHER TERRAIN.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
ARCTIC COLD WILL CONTINUE INTO TOMORROW. LOW TEMPERATURES TOMORROW
MORNING WILL BE THE COLDEST OF THE WINTER THUS FAR. LOW TEENS WILL
BE FELT IN LOW LYING AREAS...WHILE SOME IN HIGHER TERRAIN WILL BE
GETTING VERY CLOSE TO THE ZERO DEGREE MARK. HIGHS TOMORROW WILL BE
SLIGHTLY WARMER WITH MOST REACHING THE MID 20S IN THE
MOUNTAINS...WITH HIGH 20S TO LOW 30S IN THE PIEDMONT. WINDS WILL
BE LIGHTER REDUCING THE RISK OF WIND CHILL. TOMORROW NIGHT INTO
MONDAY A SIGNIFICANT WINTER EVENT IS EXPECTED. SNOW WILL BE SEEN
AT THE ONSET...TRANSITIONING TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY ON MONDAY. SOME AREAS MAY GET WARM ENOUGH TO SWITCH OVER
TO A COLD RAIN...HOWEVER GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL STILL PROMOTE
FREEZING ON MANY SURFACES. THE RESULTANT WINTERY MIX WILL LIKELY
LEAD TO CONSIDERABLE DISRUPTIONS TO TRAVEL.

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