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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