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 […]

Sun and Springtime weather

After an overnight low close to freezing and following a Friday of cold temperatures and blustery wind, the Floyd County area can expect temperatures Saturday morning to rise at least 15 degrees between the 35 degrees of 6:15 a.m. and a forecasted 50 degrees at noon and then up some more to almost 60 by […]

April flirtations with Spring

In yet another “let’s see if the forecast is right,” outlook, the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg says the temperature should hit 70  or 71 degrees Tuesday afternoon with sunny weather after Monday’s thunderstorms gave us much-needed rain. Enjoy the warm, because the highs are expected to dip to 54 by Thursday and 44 […]

An afternoon rain didn’t dampen a great day

After more than 250 miles of riding in gorgeous, mostly sunny, weather in Virginia and North Carolina Sunday, the Harley and I ran into a wall of water about five miles South of Floyd shortly before 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. Saw the clouds to the north while leaving Hillsville after a daytime that included an […]

Falling snow has left us

The first real snow of 2016, forecast as a blizzard that wasn’t onw here but dumped a lot of snow north of us, moved on late Saturday, leaving a foot or less in and around Floyd County. Weather storm Jonas leaves and the sun returns Sunday with temperatures a little above freezing, starting a run […]