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Nelson : Lightning Likely Cause Of House Fire That Destroys Home On Brogan Hollow

Nelson : Lightning Likely Cause Of House Fire That Destroys Home On Brogan Hollow

[ 0 ] July 14, 2016

Faber Northeast Of Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Strong storms that moved through the area Wednesday afternoon and evening are believed to be the cause of a fire that left a family’s house gutted on Brogan Hollow Lane. “It was a total loss,” said friend Natasha Hall. Her son is best friends with one of the […]

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening  (Video)

Thunderstorms Roll Through The Blue Ridge Thursday Evening (Video)

[ 0 ] April 29, 2016

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia You know spring is finally here when the thunderstorms start rolling through the mountains of Virginia. Thursday evening lots of folks got a light show in the sky accompanied by big booms of thunder and even some small hail. The chances for rain will continue over the next several days into […]

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area

Storms Roll Through Blue Ridge Area

[ 0 ] April 8, 2015

Afton, Nelson County, VA The first thunderstorms of the Spring season rolled through Wednesday afternoon. Generally speaking rain anounts were between 1/3′ to 1/2″, but the lightning was pretty intense for sure! There’s another chance for thunderstorms on Friday (some southern counties may see Thursday as well) with low 80’s possible as well. Listen below.

Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Wintergreen Home

Lightning Strike Causes Fire At Wintergreen Home

[ 0 ] April 25, 2014

Ravens Roost Lane Wintergreen Nelson County, VA Thanks to some quick thinking by members of Wintergreen Police Department and crews from Wintergreen Fire, a fire from a lightning strike was confined to a hot tub and the surrounding deck area. “Wintergreen PD assisted by advancing all attack lines while the fire department established water supply. […]

Even Better! Enhanced Photo of Fireworks & Lightning

Even Better! Enhanced Photo of Fireworks & Lightning

[ 0 ] July 6, 2011

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia We told you about NCL’s Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura and his great get the other night when he was shooting fireworks at Wintergreen Resort. Now that Paul has had some time to actually process the image. This is an enhanced version. Check it out now! Way to go Paul!

Mother Nature's Fireworks - NCL's Paul Purpura Captures Rare Shot!

Mother Nature’s Fireworks – NCL’s Paul Purpura Captures Rare Shot!

[ 6 ] July 4, 2011

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia NCL Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura was shooting the fireworks display Sunday night up at Wintergreen Resort. Little did he know he’d get this fantastic shot of mother nature’s fireworks too! This rarely happens in the photography world, but Paul grabbed this one! Thunderstorms about 25 – 30 miles east can […]

Thunderstorms Cause Power Outages In Parts Of Nelson Friday Night : 5.8.09

Thunderstorms Cause Power Outages In Parts Of Nelson Friday Night : 5.8.09

[ 3 ] May 8, 2009

Devil’s Knob Mountain Nelson County, Virginia An area of thunderstorms moved into Nelson County Friday night causing spotty power outages in western parts of the county near the Blue Ridge Parkway around Wintergreen. NCL’s Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura emailed us Friday night to say: “No lights at my house…And I paid my light bill!” A […]