Our winter of weather discontent continues

Two-hour delay for the start of school in Floyd County on Friday morning. Same for Franklin and Giles counties. The Floyd County school system sent students home early Thursday as snow began falling around 1 p.m. and covered roads not yet clear from the snow and ice...
What we don’t need: More snow

What we don’t need: More snow

Snow, the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg predicts, should start falling around 12:45 p.m. Thursday and could accumulate about an inch before blowing off somewhere else. Another day of snow. Starting to sound a lot like another day of rain last spring,...

Weather closures continue along with others

Weather closures continue along with others

School systems in both Floyd and Botetourt counties decided by early afternoon Monday to cancel classes and activities for the second day -- Tuesday -- after the winter snow and ice storm that left roads slick and hazardous. Other area systems opted to open Tuesday on...

Floyd County schools closed Monday

Floyd County schools closed Monday

Not surprising, given ghe weather. Floyd County Public Schools have closed for Monday, along with many other school in the New River and Roanoke valleys and schools systems throughout Southwestern Virginia. Ice from the weekend's winter storm leaves many roads in the...

We mainly only have ice for you

We mainly only have ice for you

Looks like less snow on the ground but a fine coating of ice in most places on this Sunday.  With the temperatures hovering just below freezing, we won't see a lot of melting. For those who might want to venture out, expect slick roads and "very hazardous" conditions,...

Winter storm arrives.  Stay warm, safe

Winter storm arrives. Stay warm, safe

On the 12th day of the new year, the National Weather Service bought a serious Winter Storm Warning that could bring up to six inches of snow, along with an inch or more of sleet and freezing rain to our part of Southwestern Virginia. The forecast called for both snow...

A new year, another winter storm, more ice

A new year, another winter storm, more ice

The first snowfall of 2019 -- and the second of this winter -- could also bring a mix of sleet and freezing rain to Floyd County as part of an arc that includes the southern short of Smith Mountain Lake, Rocky Mount, Wytheville and areas south. After a period of mild...

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