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
528 AM EST Fri Jan 20 2017

Thursday evening, cloud cover progressively increased across the
region. After midnight, light rain started to move into the
Northern Mountains of North Carolina and portions of the Mountain
Empire region of southwest Virginia. The leading edge of the rain
spread northeast, reaching the Interstate 77 corridor by 500 AM
EST Friday. Rainfall totals averaged one to three tenths of an
inch. Temperatures remained very mild for this time of the year,
averaging around twenty to twenty-five degrees above normal. Pre-
dawn temperatures ranged from the lower 40s to near 50 degrees.

A warm front will move northeast through the region today, with
the bulk of its associated rain occurring this morning. Heading
into and through the weekend, a series of upper level
disturbances will cross the region, keeping our forecast on the
wet side. The primary area of low pressure will cross the area
Sunday night into Monday, exiting Monday night. Temperatures will
remain on the well above average side.


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