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First Day of Spring

March 20, 2016
The First Day of Spring

Yesterday, we picked up 4.25″ of snow here in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Linden. Here’s a picture from yesterday evening and a couple from this morning.

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The End of Winter

March 9, 2016
Melting Snow

This picture is from yesterday, Tuesday March 8, 2016. Today the snow was gone with our 79F spring heat wave and one of my favorite John Prine songs, Souvenirs, came to mind: All the snow has turned to water. Christmas days have come and gone. Broken toys and faded colors, are all that’s left to…

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A Nice March Snow

March 4, 2016
A Norfolk Southern SD40-2 leads a freight train up hill on slippery rails

Last night, we picked up 1.5″ of snow. It looked pretty, but wasn’t disruptive as the roads were in good shape. After taking my daughter to the bus stop this morning, I got a picture of Norfolk Southern Train 36Q slowing climbing up through the cut at Linden Hill. Notice the tops of the rails…

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Blizzard of 2016

January 24, 2016
Girls Sledding

Some call it Snowzilla, some call it Winter Storm Jonas, but however you name it, the winter storm brought blizzard conditions and very high snowfall totals to portions of the Virginias yesterday. The snow began around midday Friday here in eastern Warren County, Virginia and lasted through most of Saturday. I measured 28″ here in…

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Heavy Rains Flood and Cause Damage… More on the Way

September 30, 2015

Heavy rain destroyed one of Virginia’s covered bridges yesterday and also is likely responsible for washing out Norfolk Southern Railway tracks near Marshall, Virginia resulting in the derailment of a freight train. The Bob White Covered Bridge, one of only eight covered bridges in Virginia, was washed out in yesterday’s deluge. WDBJ7 reports: video platformvideo…

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Happy First Day of Spring

March 20, 2015
Happy First Day of Spring

Woke up to 4″ of snow this morning… 11:25a Update: 4.25″ snow accumulation total The girls enjoyed sledding in the backyard today.

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