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  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Much Of Area Friday

    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Much Of Area Friday

    WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 941 PM EST THU DEC 12 2019 AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-WESTERN HIGHLAND- EASTERN HIGHLAND-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON- EASTERN PENDLETON- 941 PM EST THU DEC 12 2019 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM EST FRIDAY… * WHAT…FREEZING RAIN […]

  • Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

    Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

    Devils Knob Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia December started off with a cold rain for most people across the Blue Ridge, but if you are in the higher elevations ice has been forming on exposed surfaces like trees and railings. Scott Folsom sent us this photo Sunday morning. He tells us it’s, “Devils Knob near […]

  • Near Crozet : Albemarle County PD Investigating Fatal ATV Crash

    Near Crozet : Albemarle County PD Investigating Fatal ATV Crash

    Near Crozet Albemarle County, Virginia Verbatim press release from ACPD: Around 7:25 am, Albemarle County Police Officers responded to a call of a male discovered trapped under an ATV off Parsons Green Lane in the Crozet area. Chad D. Ervin, 44 years old, of Charlottesville, was declared dead on-scene. The cause of the crash is […]

  • Earl Hamner's Thanksgiving Memory

    Earl Hamner’s Thanksgiving Memory

    Nelson County, Virginia For several years during the infancy of Blue Ridge Life Magazine (back then Nelson County Life) Earl Hamner wrote poems and stories for us that we luckily got to include in the pages of the magazine. We remained dear friends with Earl until his death back in March of 2016. One of […]

  • WIND ADVISORY & HIGH WIND WARNING (Includes Wintergreen) CANCELED

    WIND ADVISORY & HIGH WIND WARNING (Includes Wintergreen) CANCELED

    Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the city of Wintergreen 337 PM EST Wed Nov 27 2019 …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING… …HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THURSDAY… TONIGHT…Mostly clear and windy. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to […]

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Much Of Area Friday
[ 0 ] December 12, 2019

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY : For Much Of Area Friday

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 941 PM EST THU DEC 12 2019 AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-WESTERN HIGHLAND- EASTERN HIGHLAND-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-WESTERN PENDLETON- EASTERN PENDLETON- 941 PM EST THU DEC 12 2019 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM EST FRIDAY… * WHAT…FREEZING RAIN […]

Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top
[ 0 ] December 1, 2019

Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

Devils Knob Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia December started off with a cold rain for most people across the Blue Ridge, but if you are in the higher elevations ice has been forming on exposed surfaces like trees and railings. Scott Folsom sent us this photo Sunday morning. He tells us it’s, “Devils Knob near […]

Near Crozet : Albemarle County PD Investigating Fatal ATV Crash
[ 0 ] November 30, 2019

Near Crozet : Albemarle County PD Investigating Fatal ATV Crash

Near Crozet Albemarle County, Virginia Verbatim press release from ACPD: Around 7:25 am, Albemarle County Police Officers responded to a call of a male discovered trapped under an ATV off Parsons Green Lane in the Crozet area. Chad D. Ervin, 44 years old, of Charlottesville, was declared dead on-scene. The cause of the crash is […]

Earl Hamner's Thanksgiving Memory
[ 3 ] November 28, 2019

Earl Hamner’s Thanksgiving Memory

Nelson County, Virginia For several years during the infancy of Blue Ridge Life Magazine (back then Nelson County Life) Earl Hamner wrote poems and stories for us that we luckily got to include in the pages of the magazine. We remained dear friends with Earl until his death back in March of 2016. One of […]

WIND ADVISORY & HIGH WIND WARNING (Includes Wintergreen) CANCELED
[ 0 ] November 27, 2019

WIND ADVISORY & HIGH WIND WARNING (Includes Wintergreen) CANCELED

Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the city of Wintergreen 337 PM EST Wed Nov 27 2019 …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING… …HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THURSDAY… TONIGHT…Mostly clear and windy. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to […]

UPDATED (See New Post) Wind Advisories & High Wind Watch - CANCELED
[ 0 ] November 26, 2019

UPDATED (See New Post) Wind Advisories & High Wind Watch – CANCELED

Updated post has been made. You can click here to see it. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 916 PM EST Tue Nov 26 2019 Augusta-Rockingham-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Big Meadows, and Wintergreen 916 PM EST Tue Nov […]

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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 […]