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TORNADO WATCH : For Some Counties In Central Blue Ridge Area - Canceled

TORNADO WATCH : For Some Counties In Central Blue Ridge Area – Canceled

[ 0 ] April 14, 2019

From Storm Prediction Center : A tornado watch is in effect until 8PM Sunday evening for the areas highlighted in red. Amherst-Appomattox-Buckingham are three of several other nearby counties included in the watch. Click image above for the absolute latest updated info from SPC.  Tornado Watch – CANCELED TORNADO WATCH 62…PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 […]

Winter Weather Advisory (EXPIRED)

Winter Weather Advisory (EXPIRED)

[ 0 ] January 17, 2019

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 1227 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019 …A wintry mix beginning this afternoon… .An upper level disturbance over the Tennessee and Lower Ohio Valley will move east today, passing through the Mid-Atlantic Region tonight. […]

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

Roseland Man Killed In September 11th Crash

[ 0 ] September 12, 2018

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 […]

A Busy Weekend For Events Across Area

A Busy Weekend For Events Across Area

[ 0 ] June 25, 2018

Copyright 2018 Blue Ridge Life Magazine : All Photos By BRL Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura : This past weekend was a busy one with events all across the area. Paul Purpura checked them out! See them all in our photo galleries below! Central Virginia Blue Ridge It was one heck of a busy weekend as […]

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 […]

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado - 3 PM

VDOT Updates Road Conditions / Closures After Tornado – 3 PM

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

LYNCHBURG, VA As of 3 pm, most roads are now open across the Lynchburg District after the strong storms and possible tornadoes that occurred Sunday night. Two locations with significant damage, Route 130 in Amherst County and US 460 Business in Campbell County, are now open. VDOT is working to bring all signals back on […]

Amherst / Lynchburg : Severe Storms & Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage

Amherst / Lynchburg : Severe Storms & Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage

[ 0 ] April 16, 2018

Amherst County, Virginia A line of severe storms spawning tornadoes across a large part of Central Virginia Sunday night is responsible for significant damage in Amherst County and The City of Lynchburg. The hardest his area in Amherst is in Elon. Above aerial video from WDBJ-7 Roanoke of the damage in Lynchburg. Additional coverage on […]

Harrisonburg Man Killed in Amherst County Crash

Harrisonburg Man Killed in Amherst County Crash

[ 1 ] April 10, 2018

Harrisonburg / Amherst, Virginia Release via VSP: Virginia State Police Trooper C.A. Sheron is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Amherst County. The crash occurred at approximately 12:12 a.m., Tuesday (April 10), on Route 29, north of Kintyre Lane. A 2012 Chevrolet Cruze was traveling north on Route 29 when it ran off the left side […]

Winter Storm Warnings, Watches & Advisories (Cancelling or Expired)

Winter Storm Warnings, Watches & Advisories (Cancelling or Expired)

[ 0 ] March 20, 2018

Bedford-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham- 251 PM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018 …WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Carroll-Floyd-Craig- Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Amherst-Monroe- Eastern Greenbrier- 251 PM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018 …WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED… While snow may continue to fall at times through late Wednesday afternoon, additional significant snow accumulations are not expected. Therefore, t WINTER STORM WARNING URGENT […]

Amherst : 18 Year Old Killed In Traffic Accident In Lowesville

Amherst : 18 Year Old Killed In Traffic Accident In Lowesville

[ 1 ] January 23, 2018

Lowesville / Near Temperance Elementary Amherst County, Virginia Virginia State Police Release on Tuesday afternoon – 1.23.18 At approximately 4:50 p.m. yesterday (Jan. 22), Virginia State Police were called to the scene of a fatal crash in Amherst County. A 2003 Ford Focus was traveling south on Route 778 near the intersection of Route 627 […]

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