Category: Weather

Fog, wind and warm weather: An odd winter mix

A foggy, windy day for the area with a “special weather statement” and a high wind warning from the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg. “Locally dense fog” for the morning hours and a “wind advisory” join higher temperatures for Saturday. First, the fog: …Foggy Conditions Along The Ridges To Impact Travel… Locally dense fog

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A Friday the 13th gift from Mother Nature

Friday the 13th arrived overnight with freezing rain and sleet, closing Floyd County Public Schools while many schools in surrounding countries posted delayed openings. A winter weather advisory, issued by the National Weather Service Office in Blacksburg, went into effect at midnight Thursday and runs through 3 p.m. Friday with warnings from the Virginia State

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Flash Flood Watch for our area Monday and Tuesday

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect Monday through noon Tuesday for Floyd and surrounding counties in the New River Valley, Roanoke Valley and much of Southwestern Virginia. Advised The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg: …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A * FLASH

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Yeah, we’re having a heatwave

Bad news:  This weekend is forecast hot and humid.  Very hot.  Very humid. Good news: By Wednesday, high temperatures should fall into the 70s with lower humidity and a respite from the heatwave. How long will that last?  Not as long as we might hope. The National Weather Service office in Blackburg expects a hot

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