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National Park Service To Vacate ACP Permit Crossing Blue Ridge Parkway

National Park Service To Vacate ACP Permit Crossing Blue Ridge Parkway

[ 0 ] January 18, 2019

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Late Friday evening BRL learned of the National Park Service’s intent to vacate the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s permit that would cross the Blue Ridge Parkway. Earlier in the week the NPS “explained that upon the court granting the request the agency will vacate the previously permit for the ACP to cross […]

Icy Up Above - Rainy Down Below

Icy Up Above – Rainy Down Below

[ 0 ] February 26, 2013

Skyline Drive / Blue Ridge Parkway, VA If you weren’t in the mountains of Central Virginia or the ridges of Skyline Drive you probably just experienced a cold rainy late February day. But those in the higher elevations, say about 1000 feet or higher saw plenty of ice. So much so that Wintergreen Resort in […]

Sandy: First Rain & Wind, Now Snow!

Sandy: First Rain & Wind, Now Snow!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Though Sandy hasn’t delivered the sort of punch our east coast neighbors are seeing, she had a trick or two up her sleeve. Blizzard Warnings were issued for many Central Virginia counties near the Blue Ridge for 6-12 inches of snow by Tuesday afternoon in the elevations of roughly 2000 […]

Nelson: Red Flag Warning Continues Until 10PM : Freeze Warning Wed AM For Mtns

Nelson: Red Flag Warning Continues Until 10PM : Freeze Warning Wed AM For Mtns

[ 0 ] April 10, 2012

RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON THE FREEZE WARNING IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS WEDNESDAY. URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 754 PM EDT TUE APR 10 2012 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE- PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-AUGUSTA- ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON– ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER- PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS […]

An Ice Crystal Palette In The Mountains Of Nelson County, Virginia

An Ice Crystal Palette In The Mountains Of Nelson County, Virginia

[ 0 ] February 5, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Those of us living here in Nelson County know what a beautiful place it is. But mother nature left a very unexpected treat Sunday morning when these unique ice crystals formed on some of the plants up in the mountains near Wintergreen Resort and the Blue Ridge Parkway. NCL Mountain […]

Brush & Forest Fires Burn Sunday Morning In Augusta West Of BRP

Brush & Forest Fires Burn Sunday Morning In Augusta West Of BRP

[ 0 ] November 13, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson/Augusta County, VA Many people east of the Blue Ridge Parkway in places like Afton reported seeing thick hazy smoke and a smoky smell Sunday morning. The cause of that was several fires on the west side of the BRP back in Augusta County. Crews from Rockfish Valley Volunteer FD and Wintergreen […]

Alabama Man Dies From Fall At Ravens Roost Updated With Newsplex Video & Story

Alabama Man Dies From Fall At Ravens Roost Updated With Newsplex Video & Story

[ 0 ] June 15, 2011

Wintergreen Fire and Rescue crews are preparing to repel 150 ft. down the Ravens Roost Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway after a 20-year-old climber from Alabama fell to his death. The cause of the fall is believed to have been equipment failure. To view Charlottesville’s Newsplex story on the Raven’s Roost accident click here.

Beautiful And Snow Covered On The Blue Ridge Parkway

Beautiful And Snow Covered On The Blue Ridge Parkway

[ 0 ] January 30, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia It’s nothing like last year’s snow cover. Remember that? But it’s still a beautiful scene up there right now. Plenty of snow fell along the BRP last week. CBS-19, Meteorologist, Travis Koshko, took a few snapshots up there while on a Sunday hike. He said we could grab a […]

Photos By Ann Strober : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : A fall scene just north of Nellysford in Nelson County,Virginia.

Fall Leaves Going Fast

[ 0 ] October 28, 2010

Nelson County, VA There’s plenty of fall left, but a recent killing frost, high winds, and rain have the leaves flying off of the trees fast! Ann Strober grabbed these shots of fall here in Nelson just north of Nellysford. Lots of leaves remain in the valley, but along the BRP, they are going fast. […]

Gunman On Blue Ridge Parkway : Busy Night For Lawmen & Rescue : 4.6.10 : Update 8:30 PM

Gunman On Blue Ridge Parkway : Busy Night For Lawmen & Rescue : 4.6.10 : Update 8:30 PM

[ 0 ] April 6, 2010

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson County, Virginia Update 8:30 PM EDT The search continues late this evening for a 50-60 year old white male with gray thinning hair. Police think suspect possibly driving a red Ford Taurus armed with a shotgun is their man. They say he shot an 18 year old female and her 27 […]

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