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Taste Of Winter This Past Wednesday Morning - Possibly More Significant System Late Weekend

Taste Of Winter This Past Wednesday Morning – Possibly More Significant System Late Weekend

[ 0 ] December 5, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Folks across the Blue Ridge awoke to a taste of winter on Wednesday morning as a quick moving system dropped anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of snow across the area. The greater amounts were in neighboring Amherst County where schools were cancelled. By noon Wednesday any remaining snow had melted […]

High Winds Cause Widespread Damage & Power Outages Across Central Virginia Blue Ridge

High Winds Cause Widespread Damage & Power Outages Across Central Virginia Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] March 2, 2018

Central Virginia Blue Ridge As Tommy had been discussing in his weather updates over the past few days, the expected high winds arrived late Thursday night causing widespread damage and power outages across the area. In our conversation with Melissa Gay of CVEC Friday afternoon she told us some customers need to be prepared to […]

Winter Weather Advisories (EXPIRED)

Winter Weather Advisories (EXPIRED)

[ 0 ] February 6, 2018

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 944 PM EST Tue Feb 6 2018 Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Page-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene- Madison-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Hardy- Western Grant-Eastern Grant-Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- 944 PM EST Tue Feb 6 2018 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 11 […]

Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

[ 0 ] November 30, 2017

Ravens Roost Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia Story By Tommy Stafford Photos & Video By Marcie Gates “Ravens Roost has a lot of recreational climbing and over the years there have been a number of serious accidents requiring us to go over the 100-foot cliff.” And that’s exactly why Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets […]

Freeze Warnings Across The Blue Ridge Friday Night Into Saturday Mid-Morning (EXPIRED)

Freeze Warnings Across The Blue Ridge Friday Night Into Saturday Mid-Morning (EXPIRED)

[ 0 ] November 9, 2017

FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY EVENING TO 10 AM EST SATURDAY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 210 PM EST Fri Nov 10 2017 …Freezing temperatures expected tonight into Saturday morning… .Below freezing temperatures are expected tonight as an unseasonably cold air mass moves into the region. With […]

Wind Advisory Along & West Of Blue Ridge Parkway - Until Mid Morning

Wind Advisory Along & West Of Blue Ridge Parkway – Until Mid Morning

[ 0 ] October 29, 2017

WIND ADVISORY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 349 AM EDT Mon Oct 30 2017 VAZ025-026-029-503-504-507-508-WVZ505-506-301400- /O.CON.KLWX.WI.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-171030T1400Z/ Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Western Highland-Eastern Highland- Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Hightown, Monterey, Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Riverton, Brandywine, Franklin, Oak […]

Fall Colors In Mountains Starting To Pop

Fall Colors In Mountains Starting To Pop

[ 1 ] October 24, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford Don’t throw in the towel just yet on the fall colors! Some pretty brilliant colors are starting to emerge in the higher elevations of locations across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge. A very dry late summer has hurt some of the brilliance, but there’s still plenty of leaves […]

Brief Severe Storms Move Through The Blue Ridge Saturday Afternoon

Brief Severe Storms Move Through The Blue Ridge Saturday Afternoon

[ 0 ] February 25, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Early in the afternoon Saturday some brief but pretty potent thunderstorms moved through the Central Virginia Blue Ridge area. Some of those storms prompted Severe Thunderstorm Warnings. Our other stations, our flagship BRL-Trager Brothers Station at RVCC picked up right at 1/3″ of rain while our BRL-mountain station up at The […]

Changing Weather Pattern Will Bring Much Needed Rainfall This Week!

Changing Weather Pattern Will Bring Much Needed Rainfall This Week!

[ 0 ] November 28, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge It’s been a long, long time since we’ve seen any appreciable rainfall across the Blue Ridge. That’s all about to change over the next 2-3 days with a couple of different rounds headed our way. The first arrives late Monday night into Tuesday, the second arrives on Wednesday. The more significant […]

Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge

Fall Colors Popping Now In The Blue Ridge

[ 0 ] November 7, 2016

Nelson County, Virginia You may have noticed our banner photo switched at the top of this page to a nice fall one. Dima Holmes of Wintergreen Real Estate let us use that one. Perfectly sums up the beautiful colors popping here now. As a matter of fact, in the highest of elevations the leaves are […]

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