Rain doesn’t dampen FloydFest fun

Rain continues to plague FloydFest 2017 as on-and-off storms came on Friday and the forecast for Saturday predicts showers in the afternoon and early evening. Some attendees scrambled for cover when the water fell. ¬†Others took it in stride as they danced and parties. “Hey, it cooled down some and that helps,” says Jonnie Brook […]

Rain drops in on FloydFest 2017

The weather forecast said a chance of scattered thunderstorms for Thursday afternoon and the second day of FloydFest 2017. The storm came and the rain fell, sending attendees inside to wait out the deluge so the fun could continue. Friday’s Day 3 has a “severe thunderstorm” forecast with a 90 percent chance of precipitation before […]

July rains remain

After hard rain in some areas of Floyd County and Southwestern Virginia and then more showers that moved through the early morning hours of Friday, the skies look fairly clear for the most parts of the morning and the rest of the day with sun arriving around 7 p.m. and just in time for the fireworks planned for the evening.

Riders on the storm

Yep, more rain and thunderstorms are expected to arrive among us today and still more showers expected on Thursday. Somebody, it appears, has pissed off mother nature.

The rain on the plain is mainly a pain

In a rural area like Floyd County, rain is normally both welcome and a necessity, especially for farmers. Too much rain, however, becomes a pain in the butt. In less than a month, we have gone from a shortage of rain to a plethora that now leaves the area soaked and under another flood watch […]