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Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

[ 0 ] November 30, 2017

Ravens Roost Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia Story By Tommy Stafford Photos & Video By Marcie Gates “Ravens Roost has a lot of recreational climbing and over the years there have been a number of serious accidents requiring us to go over the 100-foot cliff.” And that’s exactly why Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets […]

Fall Colors In Mountains Starting To Pop

Fall Colors In Mountains Starting To Pop

[ 1 ] October 24, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford Don’t throw in the towel just yet on the fall colors! Some pretty brilliant colors are starting to emerge in the higher elevations of locations across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge. A very dry late summer has hurt some of the brilliance, but there’s still plenty of leaves […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Minor Injuries After Vehicle Goes Off Parkway Near MP 22

Blue Ridge Parkway : Minor Injuries After Vehicle Goes Off Parkway Near MP 22

[ 0 ] June 4, 2017

Blue Ridge Parkway Near Milepost 22 South of Twenty Minute Cliff By Tommy Stafford Some scary moments for 4 passengers in a veered off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Southern Nelson County just south of Twenty Minute Cliff around milepost 22. “Crews from Montebello Fire and Wintergreen Fire/Rescue responded to MP 21 for a vehicle […]

WINTER STORM WATCH / WARNING - Expanded : (Click into text for latest updates)

WINTER STORM WATCH / WARNING – Expanded : (Click into text for latest updates)

[ 0 ] March 12, 2017

Here are the latest advisories / warnings from NWS URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 1048 PM EDT Sun Mar 12 2017 …Winter Storm expected Monday afternoon through Tuesday Night… .Low pressure will develop off the southeast coast on Monday and deepen as it moves northeast along the coast Monday night […]

WINTER STORM WATCH : Updated to Include Some Lowland Areas (SEE LINK IN TEXT)

WINTER STORM WATCH : Updated to Include Some Lowland Areas (SEE LINK IN TEXT)

[ 0 ] March 11, 2017

THIS WATCH HAS BEEN UPDATED AS OF 12:01 SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO INCLUDE SOME CENTRAL VA LOWLAND COUNTIES. Here are the latest advisories / warnings from NWS WINTER STORM WATCH URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 752 PM EST Sat Mar 11 2017 District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll- Northern Baltimore-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-Anne […]

Wintry Weather Prompts Road Closures & Advisories In Mountains Along BRP & Skyline Drive

Wintry Weather Prompts Road Closures & Advisories In Mountains Along BRP & Skyline Drive

[ 0 ] January 23, 2017

UPDATED : ROADS NOW OPEN AS OF 12 NOON 1.24.17 Central Virginia Blue Ridge Strong cold winds working into the area late Monday afternoon started causing freezing conditions up in the mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. By late afternoon park police has started closing sections on both roads due to icing […]

BRP & Skyline Drive : WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY - CANCELED

BRP & Skyline Drive : WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY – CANCELED

[ 0 ] December 5, 2016

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CANCELLED URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 305 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016 EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND- NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE- WESTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON- 305 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016 WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE […]

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  - Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  – Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

[ 1 ] November 12, 2016

Click above to watch video from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue at the scene. Blue Ridge Parkway Near Humpback Rocks Visitor Center Augusta / Nelson County Updated 10AM Sunday – November 13, 2016 Added photos and video above & below from WF&R 9PM Update Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets tells BRL, “The situation is […]

The Fenton Inn Near Wintergreen Opens - We've Got The Pics!

The Fenton Inn Near Wintergreen Opens – We’ve Got The Pics!

[ 1 ] August 18, 2016

Near Wintergreen Route 664 Close To Reeds Gap Nelson County, Virginia After more than 3 years of work Will and Lilia Fenton’s dream of opening The Fenton Inn has come true. This past Wednesday evening the couple held an open house at the inn that is reminiscent of a “Stylish European Village.” The village style […]

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

Near Bald Mountain Blue Ridge Parkway – Central Virginia There’s never a lack of beautiful pictures along the Blue Ridge Parkway regardless of the time of year. Robert Stull, the owner of Hickman’s Grocery in Beech Grove of Nelson County, recently grabbed this shot from the BRP looking toward Bald Mountain. The clouds dropping over […]

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