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UPDATE : 5.7.18 : 8:00 PM - Tye River Wildland Fire

UPDATE : 5.7.18 : 8:00 PM – Tye River Wildland Fire

[ 0 ] May 3, 2018

Update via US Dept of Forestry: Tye River Wildland Fire Monday, May 7, 2018, 8:00 PM Update The Tye River wildland fire is located on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, approximately 3 miles east of Vesuvius in Augusta and Rockbridge Counties, VA. The fire’s acreage is approximately 1,608 acres including 324 acres within […]

Updated : (IN CUSTODY) VSP Seeking Public's Help with Locating Wanted Sex Offender

Updated : (IN CUSTODY) VSP Seeking Public’s Help with Locating Wanted Sex Offender

[ 0 ] May 3, 2018

Amherst County, VAVirginia State Police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a convicted sex offender who failed to report to court April 26, 2018, in Amherst County. Leonard E. Blackwell, 37, failed to appear in court for an arrest charge for failing to register as a convicted sex offender. Blackwell is a white […]

Schuyler : VSP Continues Investigating Monday Evening Crash

Schuyler : VSP Continues Investigating Monday Evening Crash

[ 0 ] May 3, 2018

Near Schuyler Nelson County, VA Via Virginia State Police regarding accident on 5.1.18: At 6:54 p.m., Virginia State Police responded to a crash in the 300 block of Salem Road in Nelson County. One individual was flown from the scene to UVA Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

REDUCED - THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF FIRES TODAY : 1:07 PM

REDUCED – THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF FIRES TODAY : 1:07 PM

[ 0 ] May 3, 2018

…REDUCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF FIRES THIS AFTERNOON… Minimum relative humidity values are now expected to remain above 30 percent this afternoon, with winds generally 15 mph or less. Thus, the risk of enhanced threat for rapid fire spread has decreased. Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 650 AM EDT Thu […]

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT :  May 7-11, 2018

LYNCHBURG DISTRICT TRAFFIC ALERT : May 7-11, 2018

[ 0 ] May 2, 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Highway work requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Items in italics contain new/updated information. For up-to-date information, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org. Amherst County: Route 29 Business – Madison Heights, project to replace median barrier. Lane closures will occur. Use caution. Estimated completion – April 2019. Route 29 Business at Route […]

Frost Advisory / Freeze Warning (EXPIRED)

Frost Advisory / Freeze Warning (EXPIRED)

[ 0 ] April 29, 2018

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 315 PM EDT Sun Apr 29 2018 VAZ028-030-031-036>040-050>053-055-056-501-502-505-506-WVZ051>053- 300315- /O.NEW.KLWX.FR.Y.0001.180430T0600Z-180430T1300Z/ Frederick VA-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-Stafford- Spotsylvania-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun- Eastern Loudoun-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson- Including the cities of Winchester, Front Royal, Berryville, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Madison, Washington, Orange, Gordonsville, Culpeper, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Montclair, […]

Harper’s Creek Shelter : Rescue Underway For Injured Hiker On AT : UPDATE : Hiker On Way To Hospital 4:07 PM

Harper’s Creek Shelter : Rescue Underway For Injured Hiker On AT : UPDATE : Hiker On Way To Hospital 4:07 PM

[ 0 ] April 27, 2018

Near Harper’s Creek Shelter Appalachian Trail Nelson County, Virginia 4:07 PM: Jason Pugh with Wintergreen fire tells us, “Hiker out of the woods being transported to hospital now.” 12:47 PM: ‪ Chief @curtissheets with @WTGFireRescue says, “Removal has started. Will take hours,” regarding injured hiker on AT near Harpers Creek Shelter. ‬12 noon Chief @curtissheets […]

Benefit For Cindy Baker To Be Held On June 2nd

Benefit For Cindy Baker To Be Held On June 2nd

[ 0 ] April 25, 2018

Release info via Morgan Drumheller Johnston “Cindy Baker a born-and-raised “Nelson County Girl” was diagnosed in March of 2018 with stage 4 metastatic Breast Cancer and is inoperable. There is no cure for this type of Breast Cancer only treatments to make it as small as possible, keep it from spreading and hopefully allow her […]

Nice Soaking Rainfall Across The Blue Ridge Over Past Two Days

Nice Soaking Rainfall Across The Blue Ridge Over Past Two Days

[ 0 ] April 25, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Though we’ll still see some scattered showers across the Blue Ridge Area today, they will be tapering off as we head into the afternoon and evening with clearing skies overnight. The bulk of the rain fell over the past couple of days. Our BRL-Nature Foundation At Wintergreen station had picked up […]

Nelson : Roseland : Gorgeous Day For Devils Backbone Seafood & Brews

Nelson : Roseland : Gorgeous Day For Devils Backbone Seafood & Brews

[ 0 ] April 22, 2018

Roseland / Beech Grove Nelson County, Virginia With winter seemingly trying to hang on forever, the sunshine and warmth were a welcome change this past Saturday at the Seafood & Brews event held at Devils Backbone. Countless folks turned out for great seafood, great beer and a day of music and fun! The season is […]

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