Tag: Southwestern Virginia

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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Gas pains? It gets worse on July 1

Better top off the gas tanks on all of your vehicles this weekend because prices go up 7.6 cents a gallon at midnight Sunday to “help pay for improvements” under a state funding program along the Interstate 81 corridor. That gas that costs 2.39.9 cents a gallon for regular will cost at least 2.47.5 cents

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Weather, our friends, is blowing in the winds

Windy weather and a forecast of heavy thunderstorms top the warnings this Sunday afternoon as the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg issues a “wind advisory” running from noon to 10 pm for Southwestern Virginia, Southern West Virginia and the North Carolina mountains with gusts reaching 57 miles per hour. NWS predicts the winds “could

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Music, fun and a grand opening

Busy weekend in and around Floyd County and Southwestern Virginia.  Also, tax day approaches at the beginning of next week (for those who make enough money to owe taxes). This weekend is also Grand Opening Time for the rejuvenated County Sales, the place to find the best collection of Old Time and Bluegrass musical recordings

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NWS only has ice for you

The winter weather advisory for much of the area that surrounds Floyd County and this part of Southwestern Virginia means temperatures right at freezing along with rain and freezing rain soaking the region. The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg says it should be at its height by noon and continue through about 3 p.m.

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Winter storm arrives. Stay warm, safe

On the 12th day of the new year, the National Weather Service bought a serious Winter Storm Warning that could bring up to six inches of snow, along with an inch or more of sleet and freezing rain to our part of Southwestern Virginia. The forecast called for both snow and ice on a watch

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Raindrops keep falling on our dread

The National Weather Service expanded the flood watch for Floyd County and the surrounding regions Thursday morning warning the likelihood of heavy rains and flooding through 7 a.m. Saturday. With rain piling on top of what are already records amount of precipitation for 2018, with more water expected News Year’s Eve and into the first

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Hurricane Michael brings wind, drenching rain

Hurricane Michael roared ashore in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 Hurricane Wednesday and rages through Georgia and the Carolinas Thursday night as a downgraded tropical storm projected to bring rain and high winds inland to Southwestern Virginia. The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch and a Wind Warning for Floyd County

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Autumn descends on us in a busy weekend

Fall, or Autumn actually, arrives Saturday. Looking for something to do in and around Floyd County this weekend?  Lots of activities on the schedule. Weather for Thursday and Friday looks mostly dry with highs 78-80 (a chance of overnight rain late Thursday) , Saturday has scattered thunderstorms with a 60 percent chance of rain and

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