Bedford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Record Report
Statement as of 9:21 PM EDT on March 28, 2015

... Record cool highs established today...

The unseasonably cool air mass overhead resulted in five of our
six climate sites setting new record low maximum temperatures for
March 28. Here is a table with all the temperature information
and specific climate details:

City and state new record old record (year) period of record

Blacksburg VA 32 f 33 f (1955) 1952-2015
Lynchburg VA 38 f 39 f (1996) 1893-2015
Roanoke VA 38 f 39 f (1996) 1912-2015
Bluefield WV 32 f 38 f (1966) 1959-2015
Lewisburg WV 31 f 35 f (1996) 1973-2015

The only climate site that did not set a record low maximum
temperature on March 28 was Danville Virginia... as the high
temperature reached 45 degrees. The current record for this date
is 44 degrees from 1969. Records for Danville date back to 1948.


Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:51 PM EDT on March 28, 2015

... Frost freeze program starts April 11 for eastern counties...

The 2015 frost freeze program will commence on April 11 for the
Piedmont of Virginia and North Carolina... and the southern
Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. Thus... the issuance of frost and
freeze products will resume for the following fourteen counties
in Virginia as listed on the left column... and for the following
six counties in North Carolina as listed on the right column:

Amherst Caswell
Appomattox Rockingham
Bedford Stokes
Botetourt Surry
Buckingham Wilkes
Campbell Yadkin
Charlotte
Franklin
Halifax
Henry
Patrick
Pittsylvania
Roanoke
Rockbridge