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Some Without Power Early Friday

Some Without Power Early Friday

[ 0 ] February 7, 2020

Arrington Nelson County, Virginia As of 8:25 AM Friday morning about 180 people were shown without power after strong winds and even some hail moved across the area around daybreak. That’s down from a peak of about 210 earlier. Our BRL Facebook page (above) was busy with people commenting about the winds and hail. While […]

First Significant Snow Of The Season - Done

First Significant Snow Of The Season – Done

[ 2 ] January 7, 2017

Debbie Wilson in Piney River of Nelson County. Just about 3.5" pic.twitter.com/PxVUc7OmlU — BlueRidgeLife (@BlueRidgeLife) January 7, 2017 Central Virginia Blue Ridge Skies have cleared and the temps have bottomed out as the first significant snow of the season has moved offshore. We still have a couple of cold days ahead, but a tremendous warming […]

Major Winter Storm Possible By Late Week

Major Winter Storm Possible By Late Week

[ 0 ] January 19, 2016

Central Virginia Blue Ridge A major winter storm appears to be shaping up for the Mid-Atlantic area by the end of the week. Accuweather’s discussion here. Yes, snowfall amounts nearing 12+ inches are a possibility. Lots still in play and this isn’t in concrete. But now is the time to start some early preparation, should […]

3 Years Ago Today Many Folks Learned The Word DERECHO!

3 Years Ago Today Many Folks Learned The Word DERECHO!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2015

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Before June 29, 2012 most people had never heard the word derecho. Since then most have never forgotten it! We sure haven’t! At the time BRLM was located in Greenfield of Nelson County. We’d just returned home from a week vacation on the Chesapeake Bay. We ordered take out from Chen’s […]

Winter Storm Warning / Advisories  - ! ALL CANCELED !

Winter Storm Warning / Advisories – ! ALL CANCELED !

[ 0 ] February 25, 2015

Winter Weather Statement Statement as of 10:00 AM EST on February 26, 2015 …Winter Weather Advisory is cancelled… The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has cancelled the Winter Weather Advisory. Accumulating snow has ended. However…use caution as untreated roads may still be snow covered and slippery. WINTER STORM WARNING / WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY URGENT […]

Heavy Snow Begins Falling In Higher Elevations

Heavy Snow Begins Falling In Higher Elevations

[ 0 ] January 17, 2013

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA BRLM Mountain Photographer Paul Purpur sent us this quick shot below just as rain turned to snow at Wintergreen Resort early Thursday afternoon. With temps now below freezing in the higher elevations, all precipitation should change to snow, with accumulation throughout the afternoon. More updates soon!

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 […]

CVEC Outage Update - July 2, 10 AM

CVEC Outage Update – July 2, 10 AM

[ 1 ] July 2, 2012

Nelson County, VA Outage Update – July 2, 10 AM CVEC crews with the assistance of 50 visiting linemen from sister cooperatives reduced the number of outages to roughly 5200 by late Sunday evening. Outages remain in all substation areas. In general, the counties of Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Goochland, Buckingham, Cumberland and Appomattox have small […]

Power Outages Continue Across the Region

Power Outages Continue Across the Region

[ 1 ] June 30, 2012

Nelson County, VA Nelson County Administrator Steve Carter says emergency shelters are being set up across county now. Shelters will provide air conditioning, food, water, and shelter. Locations include: Roseland Rescue, Lovingston Fire Dept, Faber Rescue, Gladstone Rescue, Nelson United Methodist Church across from Tye River Elementary, and Rockfish River Elementary School. Transport to Rockfish […]

Updated: Snow Estimate Map For Sunday : Updated 10:00AM  -  2.19.12

Updated: Snow Estimate Map For Sunday : Updated 10:00AM – 2.19.12

[ 0 ] February 18, 2012

Nelson County, Virginia Updated 10:00AM 2.19.12 Overnight Saturday into Sunday, it appears weather models and radar information indicate the expected intensity of snowfall will not be as great across our area. However, the threat does continue for some light snowfall. All in all this appears to be a bust folks. Simply put. As we have […]