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
424 PM EST Sun Feb 26 2017

A dome of high pressure continues to dominate in the area
following the cold front passage on Saturday. Clear skies
prevailed today as a result of the high pressured center just to
our west.

Temperatures Sunday afternoon warmed into the 40s and 50s, with
the warmest readings over the Piedmont and cooler temperatures to
the west. Observed highs remained in the upper 30s at the higher
elevations of West Virginia. Winds generally decreased throughout
the day, although most areas are still experiencing some light
wind less than 10 miles per hour. Also, lower moisture levels
accompanied the cooler temperatures, and wind behind the cold

The drier weather associated with the high pressure will be
replaced at the beginning of the week with several chances for
rain. A warm front, which will slide through the region on
Tuesday, will bring an increased chance of rain. Then, the
associated cold front will make its approach Wednesday. This
strong cold front will likely trigger some heavier rainfall and
gusty winds as it moves through Wednesday night. Overall,
temperatures look to remain above average through the first half
of the week, with highs expected in the 60s and 70s on Tuesday and

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