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3 Years Ago Today Many Folks Learned The Word DERECHO!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2015 |
©2012-2015 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Many people living in Virginia woke up to views like these after a derecho hit the area on June 29, 2012. The was in front of our former BRLM office in Afton, Virginia,

©2012-2015 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : Many people living in Virginia woke up to views like these after a derecho hit the area on June 29, 2012. The was in front of our former BRLM office in Afton, Virginia,

Central Virginia Blue Ridge

Before June 29, 2012 most people had never heard the word derecho. Since then most have never forgotten it! We sure haven’t! At the time BRLM was located in Greenfield of Nelson County. We’d just returned home from a week vacation on the Chesapeake Bay. We ordered take out from Chen’s in Lovingston, threw the laundry in the hall, “We’ll do that over the weekend.” Ha! Put the kids to bed and it hit! We were without power for only two days, but did have a generator. Others in Nelson and nearby went for over 2 weeks before they got power restored.

Not an event we will soon forget!

This was 3 years ago Monday. How can we ever forget this one! :…

Posted by Blue Ridge Life Magazine on Sunday, June 28, 2015

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