A hot weekend before FloydFest arrives

  The upcoming weekend is the last before FloydFest opens its run for 2017 just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and the area in and around Floyd is expected to be hot with visits by those pesky thunderstorms that are part of our weather patterns this summer. It will be hot this weekend but 10 […]

Summertime…and the living is hot

Summer arrived over the weekend but — as far as temperatures and the presence of thunderstorms go — it was already here. With temperatures in the 80s here in the mountains and predictions of thunderstorms each day for the next week, hot and muggy days are the norm. Says Kevin Myatt, weather guru for The […]