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
409 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ALONG THE
COAST...BROUGHT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TOWARD
NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA LATER IN THE DAY
THURSDAY. THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WAS LOCATED OVER THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS AT 400 AM FRIDAY MORNING. AS THIS SYSTEM WAS
ADVANCING NORTH OVERNIGHT...LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN PUSHED
NORTHWARD OVER THE FORECAST AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH...WERE HIGHEST ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE
BLUE RIDGE. THURSDAY`S AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE MID
60S AT BOONE NORTH CAROLINA...TO THE LOWER 80S AT ROANOKE
VIRGINIA. WITH THICK CLOUD COVER OVERSPREADING THE REGION
OVERNIGHT...MOST TEMPERATURES FELL AND REMAINED IN THE 60S. HIGHER
ELEVATIONS...SUCH AS BOONE AND WEST JEFFERSON NORTH CAROLINA...SAW
RAIN EARLY IN THE NIGHT...ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO DROP INTO THE
UPPER 50S.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ALONG THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS WILL TRACK
NORTH ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE TODAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL KEEP LIGHT TO
MODERATE RAIN OVER THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH MUCH OF TODAY. A
BERMUDA HIGH WAS LOCATED AND WILL REMAIN IN THE WESTERN ATLANTIC
AND AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. BEING IN BETWEEN THESE TWO SYSTEMS...THE REGION`S WEATHER
WILL REMAIN UNSETTLED WITH A CONTINUING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND. BY MONDAY...WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE COULD BRING DRIER CONDITIONS FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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