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After The Rain & Ice : A Look From Above Saturday Morning

After The Rain & Ice : A Look From Above Saturday Morning

[ 0 ] March 2, 2019

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Friday we showed you a look from above in the mountains where it was just plain icky. A freezing cold rain where folks at roughly 1000 feet and above were getting encased in ice. Today John Taylor up on Devils Knob at Wintergreen Resort sent us a new photo of […]

Cold & Rainy Down Below - Icy Up In The Mountains

Cold & Rainy Down Below – Icy Up In The Mountains

[ 0 ] February 12, 2019

Nelson County, Virginia Most folks in the lowlands down below just saw a cold rain on Tuesday. But if you were in the higher elevations there was plenty of ice. Those living along and near the BRP and Skyline Drive saw more than their share. Most of the freezing precip comes to an end after […]

Hurricane Florence Now CAT 4 Targets East Coast For Landfall This Week (Brief Update 11PM Tuesday)

Hurricane Florence Now CAT 4 Targets East Coast For Landfall This Week (Brief Update 11PM Tuesday)

[ 0 ] September 8, 2018

NHC’s projected path of Hurricane Florence. Central Virginia Blue Ridge See note in below text about 11 PM Tuesday night update. Graphics to be updated Wednesday morning. But A continued southern dip and westward movement now have SC as a target area. More Wednesday. Tommy All eyes are on Hurricane Florence as she makes her […]

The Blue Ridge Wakes Up On Our BRL-SkiBarn Webcam

The Blue Ridge Wakes Up On Our BRL-SkiBarn Webcam

[ 0 ] February 20, 2018

Beech Grove / Roseland Nelson County, Virginia About a month ago we put our first BRL Webcam online. It’s at the intersection of Route 664 & 151 in Nelson County at the foot of Wintergreen Resort. Our partnership with The Ski Barn started last summer when we put up a weather station there to get […]

Light Snow Across The Blue Ridge Of Central Virginia

Light Snow Across The Blue Ridge Of Central Virginia

[ 0 ] January 17, 2016

Devils Knob Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia As Tommy predicted in his weekend forecast, light snow began falling Sunday morning across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge. By far the greater accumulations (around an inch) fell in the higher elevations along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive and places like Wintergreen, Montebello, and Afton Mountain. Passing […]

Less Humid & Beautiful Weekend Across Central Virginia Blue Ridge

Less Humid & Beautiful Weekend Across Central Virginia Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] July 31, 2015

Central Virginia Blue Ridge After a long stretch of hot and humid weather we finally get a weekend with near zero chances of rain and lower humidity levels. Though the temps will still be in the upper 80’s to near 90° at times, it won’t feel as oppressive as the past week or so. The […]

Nelson: Beautiful Late Fall Skies Over The Blue Ridge

Nelson: Beautiful Late Fall Skies Over The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] November 27, 2012

Near Nellysford Nelson County, VA As we head into the final weeks of fall before winter officially begins on December 22, the skies across the Blue Ridge continue presenting some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets! Olivia Ellis in Nelson County sent us this beauty. “Taken this past week from my front door at […]

Signs Of Fall Creeping Down The Blue Ridge Mountains

Signs Of Fall Creeping Down The Blue Ridge Mountains

[ 0 ] October 11, 2012

Near Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Certainly not at the top, but Henri & Elaine Weems noticed the fall colors starting their way down the ridges toward the valley this past week. Top elevations in Nelson County exceed 3500 feet but even at altitudes 1500 feet below that signs of brilliant color can be seen. […]

SEAY : Music Inspired By The Blue Ridge

SEAY : Music Inspired By The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] February 27, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia A few weeks ago NCL traveled up to the Blue Ridge Parkway when it was still completely covered in snow. It was a breathtakingly beautiful day with deep blue skies. We headed up there to meet SEAY. She’s from this area, her parents have had a place at Wintergreen […]

Cyclo-Cross Race Draws Big Crowd This Past Weekend @ DBBC : 8.30.09

Cyclo-Cross Race Draws Big Crowd This Past Weekend @ DBBC : 8.30.09

[ 4 ] August 30, 2009

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia As far as the eye could see, cyclists lined up for the Devils Backbone Cyclocross Ride. The event had riders going over 60 miles, 6000 feet of elevation gain, plus some 15 + % grades!