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Tropical Depression Laura Still Slated To Affect Blue Ridge This Weekend

Tropical Depression Laura Still Slated To Affect Blue Ridge This Weekend

[ 0 ] August 28, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford Hurricane Laura is now a tropical depression that’s been bringing heaving rain and some tornadoes to the mid-south region of the US over the last 24 hours. A tornado caused damage near Jonesboro, Arkansas as the tropical depression moved north. Over the next 24 hours TD Laura will […]

Remnants Of Hurricane Laura To Affect Blue Ridge Area This Weekend

Remnants Of Hurricane Laura To Affect Blue Ridge Area This Weekend

[ 0 ] August 27, 2020

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford Most of us have been watching early Thursday as Hurricane Laura came ashore in Louisiana. As she made landfall the storm was a very strong category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 MPH. That nearly makes Laura a category 5 storm. Winds of 156 MPH or greater would […]

Florence Remnants Floods Parts Of The Blue Ridge

Florence Remnants Floods Parts Of The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] September 17, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Heavy flooding rains have been pounding most of the area all morning long and that’s expected to continue into the night as whats left of Hurricane Florence slowly beings pulling away to the northeast over the next day or so. Nelson Co, VA Flooding : Glenthorne Loop : By Amy Winters […]

Hurricane Florence Continues Southward Drift - Better News For Central Virginia  -  Bears Watching

Hurricane Florence Continues Southward Drift – Better News For Central Virginia – Bears Watching

[ 0 ] September 12, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge While the situation is still very serious for folks in the Carolinas, the news continues to improve for those of us living here in the Central Virginia Blue Ridge. The morning update from the National Hurricane Center continues to show Florence making a southward drift. That has now put our immediate […]

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 […]

Hurricane Camille - 48 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

Hurricane Camille – 48 Years Ago Today on August 19,1969 The Skies Opened Up

[ 0 ] August 19, 2017

Our September 2008 (Then Nelson County Life Magazine) revealing some the the very first color pictures taken by Photographer Brower York of the tragedy that struck Nelson County, killing dozens and destroying millions in property. Click on issue above to read the entire article and see the photos starting on page 12. Nelson County, VA […]

Nelson: Weather Channel To Air Segment With Nellysford Survivor From Hurricane Sandy Shipwreck

Nelson: Weather Channel To Air Segment With Nellysford Survivor From Hurricane Sandy Shipwreck

[ 0 ] November 23, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA A few days ago we told you about a crew from Al Roker Productions shooting a segment with Nellysford’s Chris Barksdale. Chris was one of the survivors from the HMS Bounty that went down in the Atlantic during Hurricane Sandy. Chris has been safely back in Nelson for a couple of […]

Nelson: Chris Barksdale Back Home After Harrowing Experience In Hurricane Sandy - Update Video

Nelson: Chris Barksdale Back Home After Harrowing Experience In Hurricane Sandy – Update Video

[ 1 ] November 11, 2012

Nellysford Nelson County, VA Several days ago we told you about Chris Barksdale’s near death experience out in the Atlantic during hurricane Sandy. He and his shipmates went down with the HMS Bounty. The Bounty was built for the 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty with Marlon Brando. “I knew we were getting in trouble […]

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 […]

Blue Ridge & Central Virginia: Preps Underway As Sandy Draws Closer

Blue Ridge & Central Virginia: Preps Underway As Sandy Draws Closer

[ 2 ] October 28, 2012

Greenfield Nelson County, VA Tommy’s been telling you about approaching hurricane Sandy for the past few days. Though the biggest concern will be for those along the Eastern Seaboard and points north and east. The Central Virginia area may see a prolonged period of high winds, widespread power outages, and moderate to heavy rains. The […]

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