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Snow Day Across The Blue Ridge! (Video)

[ 0 ] March 12, 2018 |

©2018 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Photo By Tommy Stafford : Early Monday morning – March 12, 2017 – Snow covered Route 151 headed north toward Brent’s Gap in South Nelson County, Virginia.

Central Virginia Blue Ridge

March has kept the promise of coming in like a lion. After a damaging major windstorm at the beginning of the month, it was snow this time as we approached the middle of the month. Schools were canceled for many counties across the area as a result of the winter weather.

By Tommy Stafford : Above, dashcam video of a snow covered Route 151 headed north toward Brent’s Gap.


By far the worst driving conditions were experienced in the Shenandoah Valley side west of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Dozens of accidents were reported throughout the day on I-81. VDOT spent most of the day clearing roads across the region to help improve driving conditions.


Above video from our Facebook live on Monday from Nellysford, Virginia. 


Above a stunning image from our BRL-SkiBarn webcam late in the afternoon on Monday – March 12, 2018.


Photo By Paul Purpura : Up top at Wintergreen Resort snowfall totals were a bit higher since the temperatures were already in the 20s when the snowfall started. That’s Wintergreen Drive in the background through the woods.


Photo By Tommy Stafford : Of course kids didn’t mind, our Junior Publisher Adam Stafford & his sister Juniorette Publisher Peyton Stafford had a blast playing in what’s likely the last snow of the season before warmer weather arrives toward the weekend.


Tommy says we will have some cold nights in the short term, but almost spring like weather returns by Sunday and Monday. You can listen to his forecast here. 




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