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Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap

Near Wintergreen : Another 18 Wheeler Blocks Reeds Gap

[ 0 ] April 16, 2021

Reeds Gap Near Wintergreen Augusta/Nelson County Line Once again another 18 wheeler has gotten stuck near the Reeds Gap intersection at the Blue Ridge Parkway. We go work just before noon Friday. We’re told there’s a small area where a car can get by, no official word on traffic or delays so far. It’s hung […]

Spring Taking Hold In The Blue Ridge Mountains

Spring Taking Hold In The Blue Ridge Mountains

[ 0 ] April 14, 2021

    Afton Nelson County, Virginia You know warmer days are ahead when you start seeing the green colors down below in the valley heading up the side of the mountains. Our buddy Luis Ramos Obando took this fantastic photo and sent it to us earlier today. We think this is from the Route 250 […]

NTSB Now Investigating Monday Night Plane Crash In Weyers Cave : Updated 4.14.21

NTSB Now Investigating Monday Night Plane Crash In Weyers Cave : Updated 4.14.21

[ 0 ] April 13, 2021

Near Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport Updated info from VSP as of 1:12 PM EDT 4.14.21 Virginia State Police Trooper J.M. Cappo is investigating a plane crash that occurred at 7:08 p.m. on April 12 in Augusta County. A Piper PA-28-140 was conducting touch-and-go landings at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave. As the […]

Smoke At Wintergreen From Controlled Burn By U.S. Forest Service

Smoke At Wintergreen From Controlled Burn By U.S. Forest Service

[ 0 ] April 5, 2021

  Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Reports of thick smoke and sometimes falling debris has been reported today just before noon in the Wintergreen Resort area atop the mountain. According to an alert sent out by the WPOA this is a controlled burn being conducted by the U.S. Forest Service.     More as we […]

A Little Snow To Show. No Foolin'

A Little Snow To Show. No Foolin’

[ 0 ] April 1, 2021

  Devils Knob – 3500′ Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Yes, it’s officially spring and we’re not into April but in the mountains that really doesn’t matter for a few more weeks. Overnight as a sharp cold front moved across the area some light fluffy snow fell here in Nelson up in the higher elevations. […]

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County : Updated 3.31.21

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County : Updated 3.31.21

[ 0 ] March 30, 2021

Verbatim press release from VSP: Updated 3.31.21 At 9:22 a.m. on Tuesday (March 30), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on westbound I-64 near the 87.8 mile marker. A 2001 Kenworth T800 dump truck was traveling in the center lane when one of its tires ruptured. This caused the vehicle to cross through […]

This Day Would Eventually Come - Final Printed Blue Ridge Life Magazine

This Day Would Eventually Come – Final Printed Blue Ridge Life Magazine

[ 3 ] March 29, 2021

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford It’s amazing how fast 16 years can go by when you’re an adult, and you’re adulting. Not so much when you’re a kid and you’re waiting on the 16th birthday so you can drive! April 1, 2021 makes 16 years to the day we launched then Nelson County […]

Severe Weather Possible Late Weekend

Severe Weather Possible Late Weekend

[ 0 ] March 27, 2021

By Tommy Stafford  The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of the state of Virginia in the slight risk area for severe weather on Sunday. The most likely threat would be from damaging straight line winds. There’s a slight risk, low, for hail and an isolated tornado. Often times I am asked what the sight […]

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

VSP Investigating Fatal Crash in Augusta County

[ 0 ] March 16, 2021

Verbatim press release from Virginia State Police At 1:19 p.m. on Sunday (March 14), Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 2500 block of Hermitage Rd. A 2010 Honda Civic was traveling east on Hermitage Rd. when it ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected and crossed into the westbound […]

Enhanced Wildfire Danger Today : Red Flag Warning For Parts Of Blue Ridge Mountains

Enhanced Wildfire Danger Today : Red Flag Warning For Parts Of Blue Ridge Mountains

[ 0 ] March 14, 2021

  Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 428 AM EDT Sun Mar 14 2021 Garrett-Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Stafford-Spotsylvania-King George- Southern Fauquier-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- Including the cities of Mountain Lake Park, Oakland, Grantsville, Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Madison, Washington, Orange, Gordonsville, Culpeper, […]