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Wintry Weather Prompts Road Closures & Advisories In Mountains Along BRP & Skyline Drive

Wintry Weather Prompts Road Closures & Advisories In Mountains Along BRP & Skyline Drive

[ 0 ] January 23, 2017

UPDATED : ROADS NOW OPEN AS OF 12 NOON 1.24.17 Central Virginia Blue Ridge Strong cold winds working into the area late Monday afternoon started causing freezing conditions up in the mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. By late afternoon park police has started closing sections on both roads due to icing […]

BRP & Skyline Drive : WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY - CANCELED

BRP & Skyline Drive : WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY – CANCELED

[ 0 ] December 5, 2016

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CANCELLED URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 305 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016 EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-WESTERN HIGHLAND-EASTERN HIGHLAND- NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE- WESTERN GRANT-WESTERN MINERAL-WESTERN PENDLETON-EASTERN PENDLETON- 305 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016 WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE […]

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  - Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  – Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

[ 1 ] November 12, 2016

Click above to watch video from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue at the scene. Blue Ridge Parkway Near Humpback Rocks Visitor Center Augusta / Nelson County Updated 10AM Sunday – November 13, 2016 Added photos and video above & below from WF&R 9PM Update Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets tells BRL, “The situation is […]

The Fenton Inn Near Wintergreen Opens - We've Got The Pics!

The Fenton Inn Near Wintergreen Opens – We’ve Got The Pics!

[ 1 ] August 18, 2016

Near Wintergreen Route 664 Close To Reeds Gap Nelson County, Virginia After more than 3 years of work Will and Lilia Fenton’s dream of opening The Fenton Inn has come true. This past Wednesday evening the couple held an open house at the inn that is reminiscent of a “Stylish European Village.” The village style […]

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

Beautiful Sight Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

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 […]

NEWS ALERT : Augusta: Gusty Winds & Low Humidity Fuel Wildfire : Updated 9:52 PM

NEWS ALERT : Augusta: Gusty Winds & Low Humidity Fuel Wildfire : Updated 9:52 PM

[ 0 ] March 17, 2016

Near Montebello Nelson County, Virginia "Cellar Mountain #Wildfire " NOT contained. ~150 acres burned so far in @AugustaCountyVA : https://t.co/rfRVo3NjdM pic.twitter.com/6doSeiRVrF — Channing Frampton (@WHSVChanning) March 18, 2016 Original post from 4:54 PM – 3.17.16 BRL has learned of a wildfire is underway in the mountains near the St. Mary’s Wilderness area. Many reports put […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Authorities Investigating Body Found Below Ravens Roost

Blue Ridge Parkway : Authorities Investigating Body Found Below Ravens Roost

[ 0 ] January 10, 2016

Ravens Roost Overlook Blue Ridge Parkway Augusta County, Virginia BRL can confirm authorities are looking into the discovery of a body found about 75 feet below the overlook just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. “A gentleman was found at the bottom of an approximate 75 foot cliff. Members of the Wintergreen rope-rescue team, assisted […]

Wind Chill Advisory :  Expired

Wind Chill Advisory : Expired

[ 0 ] January 7, 2015

Wind Chill Advisory Statement as of 8:18 AM EST on January 08, 2015 …Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 9 am EST this morning… …Wind Chill Advisory has expired… WIND CHILL ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 243 PM EST WED JAN 7 2015 MDZ003>005-502-VAZ025>031-504-507-508-WVZ050>053-055-502-504-506- 080345- /O.CON.KLWX.WC.Y.0001.150107T2300Z-150108T1300Z/ WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-CENTRAL […]

Winter Weather Advisory - Along The BRP & Skyline Drive - Including Wintergeen, Montebello, Love, Big Meadows

Winter Weather Advisory – Along The BRP & Skyline Drive – Including Wintergeen, Montebello, Love, Big Meadows

[ 0 ] December 4, 2014

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 537 PM EST THU DEC 4 2014 NORTHERN VA BLUE RIDGE-CENTRAL VA BLUE RIDGE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BIG MEADOWS…WINTERGREEN 537 PM EST THU DEC 4 2014 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM […]

Severe Weather Possible Sunday Afternoon & Evening

Severe Weather Possible Sunday Afternoon & Evening

[ 0 ] July 27, 2014

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area There’s a decent chance for strong to severe storms this afternoon and evening across the region. The better chances are to the west and southwest, but if we see some sunshine break through today, that greatly enhances the chot at severe weather. The most likely problems would be very heavy […]

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