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Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

Nelson: Wintergreen : December Begins With Rain Down Below Ice Up Top

[ 0 ] December 1, 2019

Devils Knob Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia December started off with a cold rain for most people across the Blue Ridge, but if you are in the higher elevations ice has been forming on exposed surfaces like trees and railings. Scott Folsom sent us this photo Sunday morning. He tells us it’s, “Devils Knob near […]

Still Icy In The Mountains

Still Icy In The Mountains

[ 0 ] March 5, 2019

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Over the past several days we’ve been showing you some pretty images from the mountains across the Blue Ridge. Freezing rain a few days back encased areas in the higher elevations leaving trees and buildings glistening in the sun. Tuesday afternoon the highest of elevations where temps never made it […]

Cold Rain Down Below - Icy Up Top!

Cold Rain Down Below – Icy Up Top!

[ 0 ] March 1, 2019

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Down in the valley portions of the Blue Ridge temps have been hanging in the middle 30s for much of Friday, but up in the mountains at places like Wintergreen Resort the temps have been in the upper 20s and around 30°. That’s allowed light rain falling to freeze on […]

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 […]

MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER WET, POSSIBLY FLOODED/ICY ROADS TODAY

MOTORISTS WILL ENCOUNTER WET, POSSIBLY FLOODED/ICY ROADS TODAY

[ 0 ] November 15, 2018

LYNCHBURG, Va. – As of 4 a.m., roads across the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are merely wet from an overnight storm; however, motorists may encounter flooded or icy roads before the storm abates. Currently, there are approximately 20 roads across the 10-county district closed by flooding or downed trees from […]

Sub Freezing Temps Cause Creeks and Streams To Ice Over

Sub Freezing Temps Cause Creeks and Streams To Ice Over

[ 0 ] January 5, 2018

Nelson County, Virginia We’ve essentially been near or below freezing for the past week. May of those temps have been in the single digits and near 0° at times even in the lowlands. That’s caused lots of creeks, streams and rivers to freeze over. Courtney Thompson of Beech Grove shared some of her pics with […]

Snowstorm A Bust Down Below But Not Up Top! (Photos)

Snowstorm A Bust Down Below But Not Up Top! (Photos)

[ 0 ] March 14, 2017

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia While the much hyped snow by some was pretty much a bust in the lowlands of Central Virginia, that wasn’t the case in the higher elevations at places like Wintergreen Resort. But even there it was a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow totaling about 3-4 inches. The rest […]

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 […]

Nelson : Wintergreen : A Bit Of Ice Up Top

Nelson : Wintergreen : A Bit Of Ice Up Top

[ 0 ] December 6, 2016

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia As expected a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain has been falling most of the morning in the higher elevations along the Blue Ridge Parkway and places like Wintergreen. In the lower elevations temps have been high enough to just have a plain old cold rain. Up above people along […]

Just A Cold Rain Down Below - But Pretty Up Top!

Just A Cold Rain Down Below – But Pretty Up Top!

[ 0 ] February 10, 2015

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Hard to believe after a 73° high on Sunday (lower 60’s mountains) that snow and ice were back so soon. Up at Wintergreen Tuesday morning freezing temps combined with foggy conditions to make some pretty displays. Though roads were fine, many trees and plants were coated in a magical winter display! […]

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