Day: January 20, 2014

Musings

Winter storm predicted worse north and east of Floyd

The National Weather Service updated its winter storm watch to a warning Monday afternoon with freezing temperatures and expected snow accumulations of 4-6 inches north of U.S. 460 to 3-5 inches south with lessening accumulations south of the New River and Roanoke Valleys. Which means Floyd County should be on the lesser end of snow

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Musings

Dr. Martin Luther King and irony on a life

Doors to banks, federal & state departments and post offices are locked today in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King‘s birthday — an official national holiday. Floyd County schools closed in honor of the birthday. For some Virginians — those who work in state and county jobs — it is the end of a four

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Musings

Updated forecast adds storm watch with snow

In this season of ever-changing weather forecasts, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch to the region for Tuesday and Floyd County lies on the southern edge of a prediction that could bring 3-6 inches of snow to the area. The key word, as always, is “could” and it all depends on when

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