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  • Flash Flood Watch : Cancelled

    Flash Flood Watch : Cancelled

    Click on the above image for the latest updates from NWS FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED Augusta-Nelson-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Lovingston, Hightown, Monterey, and Wintergreen 537 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED… The Flash Flood Watch for portions of […]

  • Florence Remnants Floods Parts Of The Blue Ridge

    Florence Remnants Floods Parts Of The Blue Ridge

    Central Virginia Blue Ridge Heavy flooding rains have been pounding most of the area all morning long and that’s expected to continue into the night as whats left of Hurricane Florence slowly beings pulling away to the northeast over the next day or so. Nelson Co, VA Flooding : Glenthorne Loop : By Amy Winters […]

  • TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson / Shipman - Route 56 In Shipman (Updated 4:07 PM) VDOT “Now Open”

    TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson / Shipman – Route 56 In Shipman (Updated 4:07 PM) VDOT “Now Open”

    Photo by Beth Golden : Route 56 east in Shipman had been temporarily closed after a logging truck accident there near the railroad. Friday – September 14, 2018 (The roadway is now open) Shipman Nelson County, VA Via Paula Jones with VDOT Lynchburg at 4:07 PM: “The incident is closed….and the road is open.” Original […]

  • Nelson : Nellysford - Nelson Farmers Market Tents To Go Back Up Next Week

    Nelson : Nellysford – Nelson Farmers Market Tents To Go Back Up Next Week

    a href=”https://www.blueridgelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Resized_20180911_112550-e1536872622396.jpg”> Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Nelson Farmers Market Manager, Tim Marsh has reached out to BRL to let us know that the Nelson Farmers Market tents were temporarily removed earlier this week out of caution for possible high winds over the weekend. “Due to the rain and winds our area is projected to receive […]

  • Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

    Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

    Near The Amherst-Nelson, Virginia Line From VSP verbatim: Shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday (Sept. 11, 2018), Virginia State Police was called to a fatal crash in Amherst County. While attempting to make a left turn onto Warrwick Barn Road, a 2018 Nissan Versa traveling northbound on Route 151 struck a southbound 2005 Toyota Tacoma. The […]

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Flash Flood Watch : Cancelled
[ 0 ] September 22, 2018

Flash Flood Watch : Cancelled

Click on the above image for the latest updates from NWS FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED Augusta-Nelson-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Lovingston, Hightown, Monterey, and Wintergreen 537 PM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED… The Flash Flood Watch for portions of […]

Florence Remnants Floods Parts Of The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] September 17, 2018

Florence Remnants Floods Parts Of The Blue Ridge

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Heavy flooding rains have been pounding most of the area all morning long and that’s expected to continue into the night as whats left of Hurricane Florence slowly beings pulling away to the northeast over the next day or so. Nelson Co, VA Flooding : Glenthorne Loop : By Amy Winters […]

TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson / Shipman - Route 56 In Shipman (Updated 4:07 PM) VDOT “Now Open”
[ 0 ] September 14, 2018

TRAFFIC ALERT : Nelson / Shipman – Route 56 In Shipman (Updated 4:07 PM) VDOT “Now Open”

Photo by Beth Golden : Route 56 east in Shipman had been temporarily closed after a logging truck accident there near the railroad. Friday – September 14, 2018 (The roadway is now open) Shipman Nelson County, VA Via Paula Jones with VDOT Lynchburg at 4:07 PM: “The incident is closed….and the road is open.” Original […]

Nelson : Nellysford - Nelson Farmers Market Tents To Go Back Up Next Week
[ 0 ] September 13, 2018

Nelson : Nellysford – Nelson Farmers Market Tents To Go Back Up Next Week

a href=”https://www.blueridgelife.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Resized_20180911_112550-e1536872622396.jpg”> Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Nelson Farmers Market Manager, Tim Marsh has reached out to BRL to let us know that the Nelson Farmers Market tents were temporarily removed earlier this week out of caution for possible high winds over the weekend. “Due to the rain and winds our area is projected to receive […]

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash
[ 0 ] September 12, 2018

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

Near The Amherst-Nelson, Virginia Line From VSP verbatim: Shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday (Sept. 11, 2018), Virginia State Police was called to a fatal crash in Amherst County. While attempting to make a left turn onto Warrwick Barn Road, a 2018 Nissan Versa traveling northbound on Route 151 struck a southbound 2005 Toyota Tacoma. The […]

Hurricane Florence Continues Southward Drift - Better News For Central Virginia  -  Bears Watching
[ 0 ] September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence Continues Southward Drift – Better News For Central Virginia – Bears Watching

Central Virginia Blue Ridge While the situation is still very serious for folks in the Carolinas, the news continues to improve for those of us living here in the Central Virginia Blue Ridge. The morning update from the National Hurricane Center continues to show Florence making a southward drift. That has now put our immediate […]

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Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning
[ 0 ] November 8, 2017

Wintry Mix Falls In Mountains At Wintergreen Wednesday Morning

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia While people living in the lowlands got nothing more than a cold rain into the early morning hours Wednesday, people living in the mountains got another reminder that winter isn’t that far away. The coldest weather of the season is on the way late this week. I talk more about it […]

Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] November 7, 2016

Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge

Nelson County, Virginia You may have noticed our banner photo switched at the top of this page to a nice fall one. Dima Holmes of Wintergreen Real Estate let us use that one. Perfectly sums up the beautiful colors popping here now. As a matter of fact, in the highest of elevations the leaves are […]

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway
[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

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 […]

Severe Storms Move Across The Blue Ridge (Video)
[ 0 ] May 2, 2016

Severe Storms Move Across The Blue Ridge (Video)

Nelson County, Virginia Severe thunderstorms moved across the Blue Ridge area lat Monday afternoon dropping hail from the size of to larger than quarters. On Route 6 River Road in Nelson County, heavy rains along with hail stripped leaves from many trees. Above, Jon Goff grabbed this video of hail falling late Monday afternoon near […]

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening  (Video)
[ 0 ] April 29, 2016

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening (Video)

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia You know spring is finally here when the thunderstorms start rolling through the mountains of Virginia. Thursday evening lots of folks got a light show in the sky accompanied by big booms of thunder and even some small hail. The chances for rain will continue over the next several days into […]

Beautiful Colors Still Popping Across The Blue Ridge
[ 0 ] October 24, 2015

Beautiful Colors Still Popping Across The Blue Ridge

Sherando Lake Augusta County, Virginia William Groah has sent us many beautiful images over the year and this one is a beauty as well. Earlier in the week grabbed this shot of the brilliant fall colors reflecting in the water at Sherando Lake in Augusta County as the sun started rising. Very pretty! Nice one […]