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News Alert : Update 9:10 PM (7.1.18) : Blue Ridge Parkway :  ID Released In Fatal Saturday Crash

News Alert : Update 9:10 PM (7.1.18) : Blue Ridge Parkway : ID Released In Fatal Saturday Crash

[ 4 ] June 30, 2018

Updated 7.1.18 9:10 PM Deceased victim of accident identified: From VSP: “Virginia State Police Trooper T.M. Skehan is investigating a fatal crash in Nelson County on the Blue Ridge Parkway approximately 5.4 miles south of Route 814. The crash occurred Saturday (June 30) at 4 p.m. A 2005 Toyota 4Runner that was traveling along the […]

Neat Time Lapse Video Of Thursday's Storms From Our BRL Ski Barn Webcam

Neat Time Lapse Video Of Thursday’s Storms From Our BRL Ski Barn Webcam

[ 0 ] May 11, 2018

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia As I talked about on Thursday, the potential for severe weather was decent that afternoon. Sure enough it starting hitting about mid afternoon with numerous severe thunderstorm warnings being issued. (If you have our BRL Smartphone app you can get those alerts right to your Iphone or Droid.) In some areas […]

Wind Advisory For Much Of Blue Ridge Wednesday (Some Areas Until Thursday AM)

Wind Advisory For Much Of Blue Ridge Wednesday (Some Areas Until Thursday AM)

[ 0 ] April 3, 2018

WIND ADVISORY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 744 AM EDT Wed Apr 4 2018 Washington-Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany- Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke- Western Highland-Eastern Highland-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson- Hardy-Western Grant-Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral- Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- Including the cities of Hagerstown, Frostburg, Cumberland, Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts […]

Pretty Images Starting To Come In From Our BRL-Ski Barn Webcam

Pretty Images Starting To Come In From Our BRL-Ski Barn Webcam

[ 0 ] January 25, 2018

Roseland / Beech Grove Nelson County, Virginia We’ve spent the better part of the past week getting the final touches put on our first webcam in the BRL WeatherNow network that includes 5 different weather stations. The first webcam that’s gone up is at The Ski Barn. That’s at the intersection of Route 151 & […]

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 […]

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