Storm clouds move in over Massies Corner on Monday afternoon, bringing torrential rain and high winds that took out more than a few trees, hundreds of households’ electric power and the county’s emergency paging system.
As seen from the driveway of the Maeyer farm on U.S. 211 between Washington and Sperryville, the storm that arrived Monday afternoon from the west looks plenty threatening.
As temperatures start dropping through the evening, Virginians are advised to be extra cautious for icy road conditions. Virginians are still being asked to avoid unnecessary travel, if at all possible…especially overnight.
Even the geese saw this one coming, as flocks of a dozen or so merged into strings a hundred strong, fleeing the white wall of snow that had faded the Blue Ridge to the West on Friday by about 10:30…
As we continue to dig out, late schools and a warning from VDOT about black ice as temperatures drop overnight.
Rappahannock County Public Schools are closed Tuesday, January 26.
This is the first big one, according to VDOT officials, in reference to the winter storm system that will move in tomorrow (Friday), when over one foot of snow is predicted to fall in about 24 hours.
Motorists are cautioned that road conditions are changing quickly in central Virginia as heavy, wet snow moves in from the northwest.
Roads in central Virginia range from clear and wet to completely snow-covered, making it essential that drivers check conditions before traveling.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing for the season’s heaviest snow so far, which is forecast to reach central Virginia by early afternoon Monday. As much as ten inches of accumulation is expected in the Culpeper District, which includes…
The Virginia Department of Transportation is making preparations for winter weather forecast for tomorrow and into Tuesday, and advises motorists to consider altering their travel plans accordingly.
With freezing rain forecast for this evening and early Monday, the Virginia Department of Transportation is preparing its equipment and materials and asks the public to closely monitor road conditions before traveling.
The tornado that touched down last Thursday (July 24) at Cherrystone Campground near Cape Charles, Va., left a Rappahannock County family with some seriously traumatic memories.
Last night and today's late-winter storm dumped another six- to 10 inches through Rappahannock County and the Piedmont region. Rappahannock's schools, county government and courts are closed today.
In Castleton Monday, assorted imported animals coped in their own ways with yet another snowfall (and dropping temperatures). The snow was heavy; traffic, on the other hand, was light.
Photos of the storm that blanketed Rappahannock County with 12 to 16 inches of snow Wednesday night and Thursday morning.