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
329 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
ANY LEFTOVER CLOUDS AND FOG QUICKLY DIMINISHED DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY...LEAVING THE REGION WITH SUNNY SKIES AND
COOLER THAN NORMAL CONDITIONS. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES AS OF THE
3PM OBSERVATIONS REMAINED IN THE MID 60S ALONG AND WEST OF THE
BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS...WITH LOW TO MID 70S TO THE EAST OF THE
MOUNTAIN CHAIN.

.FORECAST SUMMARY...
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH CONTINUES TO FADE NORTH AND EAST...ALLOWING
RIDGING TO TAKE ITS PLACE OVER THE SOUTH EAST UNITED STATES OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. BELOW NORMAL CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY PERSIST
ACROSS OUR REGION TONIGHT...BEFORE NORMALITY RETURNS TO THE
FORECAST OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AS TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY
VALUES BEGIN TO CLIMB. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CONTINUES TO LOOK
COMFORTABLE...WITH PRECIPITATION CHANCES REMAINING MINIMAL THROUGH
MONDAY. A FEW STORMS CREEP INTO THE FORECAST MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...BUT MOST ACTION SHOULD STAY ALONG THE SPINE OF THE BLUE
RIDGE AND WEST. OUR REGION QUICKLY BECOMES A BATTLEGROUND BETWEEN
A PROGRESSIVE TROUGH AND A STRENGTHENING HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM
TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...BRINGING QUITE A BIT OF
PRECIPITATION UNCERTAINTY TO THE AREA.

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