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The Ice Storm Cometh

February 14, 2019
9/16th of an Inch Ice Accretion

This Monday and Tuesday (February 11-12, 2019) we had a significant freezing rain event here in a mountain community near Linden, Virginia. Here are some pics:

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2018: The Wettest Year

January 18, 2019
Flooding as Seen from Rte 619

As the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports: 2018 was the wettest year on record for dozens of towns and cities in Virginia. Long-term weather observing stations that broke annual precipitation records include: Roanoke 62.45 inches. Previous record: 58.81 inches in 1948. Records date to 1912. Lynchburg 65.7 inches. Previous record: 59.71 inches in 1972. Records date to…

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January 13, 2019 Snow Storm

January 14, 2019
Shiloh, the Newest Member of our Family

This past weekend, we picked up two rounds of snow for a total of 10″ here in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Linden, Virgina. Here are a couple of photographs and a video: Photos Video

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Fall Snow Day

November 18, 2018
Snow Saucers on a Snowy November Day

This past Thursday, we picked up 3.5″ of snow and the girls enjoyed the snow day.

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2017-18 Winter Report

April 10, 2018
Snowy Road on March 22, 2018

Despite some significant cold spells, the winter of 2017-18 was our second one in a row featuring low snow totals. Interestingly, the biggest snowfalls this past season along the Blue Ridge of Northern Virginia occurred in March and December, not January or February. After waking up to a coating of snow on the deck yesterday,…

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2016-17 Snowfall Report

March 19, 2017
Cara made a snowman with the last of the snow on 3/18/2017.

Since I started keeping track of snowfall here in 2009-10, this was the least snowy winter I’ve measured. Nothing in December was followed by a series of small snowfalls in January and February. There was one promising snow storm in March, but even that underperformed versus forecasted totals. I doubt we’ll get any more snow…

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