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 to get out on roads, […]

A decent weather week ahead

Last week, we saw threats of rain for several days.  This week looks mostly dry. Tuesday’s forecast from the National Weather Service shows partly cloudy conditions with a high temperature of about 80, a 10 percent chance of precipitation and humidity in the 60s. Overnight lows cooler than the heat stretch of July with temperatures […]

So much for the weather forecasts

Rain is predicted around these parts off and on but the predictions, like the chances of rain, seem to fade away into the night…and day. According to the forecast of the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg Monday, Floyd County and surrounding areas had a 49 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms on Tuesday. That was […]

Here comes the sun…finally

The deluge of rain that has dropped several inches of moisture on Southwestern Virginia (and the rest of the Commonwealth) is expected to end early this afternoon, leaving flooded fields, washed-out driveways and even water in basements and crawlspaces. Five to six inches of rain fell in Floyd County and elsewhere and the New River […]

Rain? Maybe. Enough? No way

Once again, the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg is predicting rain for our area.  We need the rain because rainfalls have been few and far between this Spring and the forecasted showers for Sunday missed much of the county and the thunderstorms on Saturday were short and more runoff than soaking. And the forecast […]