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Weather Alert : Red Flag Warning Upgrade For Some Counties - Wildfire Potential High

Weather Alert : Red Flag Warning Upgrade For Some Counties – Wildfire Potential High

[ 0 ] March 30, 2020

Any Fires Set Today Will Easily Become Wildfires URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 1241 PM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020 …Any Fires Set Today Will Easily Become Wildfires… .The combination of low relative humidities, strong winds, warm temperatures, and low fuel moisture are the right ingredients for prompting any fires […]

Weather Alert : INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Weather Alert : INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL VIRGINIA

[ 0 ] March 30, 2020

Updated : Some counties just to our south have been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning. Click here for that info. Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1001 AM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Stafford-Spotsylvania-King George- Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Staunton, […]

Increased Fire Danger : Rapid Wild Land Fire Growth Potential Today

Increased Fire Danger : Rapid Wild Land Fire Growth Potential Today

[ 0 ] March 7, 2020

Rapid Wildland Fire Growth Potential Today Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 948 AM EST Sat Mar 7 2020 District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Prince Georges- Charles-Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery- Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Rockingham- Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle– Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Loudoun- Eastern Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- […]

Containment Of Tye River Fire East Of Vesuvius Expected Soon

Containment Of Tye River Fire East Of Vesuvius Expected Soon

[ 0 ] May 13, 2018

Near Vesuvius Rockbridge & Augusta County, VA Click here for earlier stories on this fire when it started in early May.Release info below from US Forest Service: Friday, May 11, 2018 7:00 pm Location The Tye River Fire is located on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, approximately 3 miles east of Vesuvius. Counties […]

REDUCED - THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF FIRES TODAY : 1:07 PM

REDUCED – THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF FIRES TODAY : 1:07 PM

[ 0 ] May 3, 2018

…REDUCED THREAT FOR THE SPREAD OF FIRES THIS AFTERNOON… Minimum relative humidity values are now expected to remain above 30 percent this afternoon, with winds generally 15 mph or less. Thus, the risk of enhanced threat for rapid fire spread has decreased. Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 650 AM EDT Thu […]

RED FLAG WARNING : EXPIRED - EXPIRED - EXPIRED

RED FLAG WARNING : EXPIRED – EXPIRED – EXPIRED

[ 0 ] April 12, 2018

RED FLAG WARNING URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 448 AM EDT Thu Apr 12 2018 District of Columbia-Washington-Prince Georges-Charles- Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany- Northwest Montgomery-Central and Southeast Montgomery- Northwest Howard-Central and Southeast Howard-Augusta-Rockingham- Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson-Albemarle- Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Western Highland- Eastern […]

Nelson : Crews Battle Large Wildfire On Embly's Gap Road

Nelson : Crews Battle Large Wildfire On Embly’s Gap Road

[ 0 ] April 4, 2018

Near Piney River Nelson County, Virginia Updated 7:00 PM : As of early evening the fire was contained and many crews returning to the station. Fire crews from every department including forestry were on the scene of a large brush / wildfire late Wednesday afternoon on Embly’s Gap Road in South Nelson near the Piney […]

Lovingston : New Whisky from Virginia Distillery Company Pays Tribute To Nelson County First Responders

Lovingston : New Whisky from Virginia Distillery Company Pays Tribute To Nelson County First Responders

[ 0 ] March 31, 2017

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Virginia Distillery Company is offering a new whisky starting April 1st – and all for a good cause. Nelson County First Responders Single Cask (Coffee Finished) is dedicated to the hardworking First Responder teams in Nelson County, a group that’s near and dear to the team at Virginia Distillery Company. Why? […]

Wintergreen Fire Chief Discusses Plan In The Event Gatlinburg Happens Here : Video Interview

Wintergreen Fire Chief Discusses Plan In The Event Gatlinburg Happens Here : Video Interview

[ 0 ] December 8, 2016

Above, Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets chats with BRL Digital Media Director Tommy Stafford about their plans in the event a Gatlinburg scenario played out here on the mountain. Click play above to watch. Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia With the recent wildfires in Gatlinburg still in the news coupled with the outbreak […]

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

Natural Bridge, Virginia December 2, 2016 Via USFS “The USDA Forest Service worked with the Virginia Department of Forestry and a Montana Type 3 Incident Management Team, to contain the wildfire burning on the George Washington National Forest and private land in and around the Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area in Amherst County. The final […]

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