Washington can be a real snow job

Washington can be a real snow job

The only way to get around Washington on some snow days Looks like Washington, DC, received more snow than us this weekend. Some, of course, would say the Nation’s Capitol deserves whatever it gets in terms of weather, storms, hurricanes or tornadoes. We saw a...
Sunday snow: A good time to snuggle together in bed

Sunday snow: A good time to snuggle together in bed

Depending on where you are, there’s 4-7 inches of snow on the ground as the storm appears to have moved East and leaves only a chance of some mild snow or freezing rain. This leaves most Floyd Countians snug at home on a Sunday morning with little need or desire...
Serious wind chill, 2-hour delay for school

Serious wind chill, 2-hour delay for school

Floyd County public schools — closed Tuesday because of the snowfall and ice from the storm that fell short of expectations but still left the area frozen, windy and cold — will start with a two hour delay Wednesday as plummeting temperatures overnight is...
Weather:  It could have been worse

Weather: It could have been worse

The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg shortened, for a while, the winter weather advisory Monday night, saying it would end 8 a.m. Tuesday but restored the length back to 2 p.m. at 4:40 a.m. EDT, although most of Floyd County appears to have missed the...
Snow is coming: How much is debatable

Snow is coming: How much is debatable

Less than two weeks ago, the Blacksburg office of The National Weather Service predicted a warmer than normal first two weeks of March with a long-range forecast of an apparent end to a winter that hasn’t been that bad. That was then, this is now. ┬áIt was warm...