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Latest: National Weather Service forecasting up to 30 inches of snow

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.


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Weather Alert: Wind Advisory in effect in Shenandoah Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Shenandoah Valley from noon Thursday through 6 a.m. Friday. Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are forecast for the advisory period.


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Brr-r-r-r! Freeze Watch in effect overnight Saturday

Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro are under a Freeze Watch overnight Saturday night into Sunday morning.


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National Weather Service: South River not expected to flood in Waynesboro

The National Weather Service is projecting the South River to crest in Waynesboro Saturday well below flood stage.


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Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia under Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for a region stretching from Augusta County to Page County in the Shenandoah Valley and over into Albemarle County and Nelson County in Central Virginia that is in effect from 2 p.m. Sunday into the overnight hours.


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Flood Watch in effect today: 2 inches of rain possible

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Augusta County and Rockingham County through 8 p.m. Tuesday.


Winter Storm Warning: 5-10 inches of snow possible Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Augusta County and points north in the Shenandoah Valley that will go into effect at 6 a.m. Saturday with a forecast for 5-10 inches of snow Saturday into the early-morning hours Sunday.


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Augusta under Winter Storm Watch Saturday: 5 inches or more of snow

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday with a forecast of 5 inches or more of snow possible during the day.


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Another Wind Chill Watch in effect for overnight Saturday

Augusta County and a wide swath of the Shenandoah Valley into West Virginia and Maryland is under a Wind Chill Watch from the National Weather Service Saturday night.


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Wind Chill Advisory for Augusta, Shenandoah Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Augusta County up the Shenandoah Valley into West Virginia and Maryland that goes into effect at 7 p.m. Thursday and runs through 10 a.m. Friday.


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Surprise snow causes flurry of accidents in Waynesboro

The National Weather Service forecast snow for Waynesboro on Saturday and again during the day on Monday, and aside from a few flurries the two events were duds. Then with the forecast calling for nothing, yeah, snow.


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More ado about nothing: Winter Weather Advisory canceled

All that talk about more snow: you can move on from that. The National Weather Service has canceled the Winter Weather Advisory for an area extending from Augusta County all the way up to Front Royal and into the Charlottesville area.


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Update: Winter Weather Advisory extended to Tuesday morning

The Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service for the Augusta County area has been extended to 10 a.m. Tuesday. The area is in line to receive two to four inches of snow, with locally heavier amounts along ridges possible.


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Freezing Rain Advisory in effect for Shenandoah Valley overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for a large swath of the Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia and into the D.C. Metro area tonight into Monday morning.


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Wind Chill Advisory tonight: Below zero, windy

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro that will be in effect from 6 p.m. tonight through 8 a.m. Thursday.


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Wind Advisory in effect overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro that will be in effect from 6 p.m. Sunday overnight into the 9 a.m. hour on Monday.


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Winter Weather Advisory in effect Saturday

Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro are under a Winter Weather Advisory Saturday with a forecast of sleet and freezing rain.


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Freezing Rain Advisory in Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro and into Rockingham, Albemarle and Nelson for Monday morning.


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Winter Weather Advisory in Shenandoah Valley: Freezing rain, ice

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Shenandoah Valley as a Nor’Easter makes its way up the East Coast tonight into Tuesday.


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Winter Weather Advisory: Sleet, freezing rain in the Valley, Central Virginia tonight, Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia in effect from 1 a.m. Tuesday to 1 a.m. Wednesday.


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Virginia Cooperative Extension encourages Virginians to prepare for winter

The National Weather Service and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management have set Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2014, as Winter Preparedness Week.


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GameDay Preview: Can UVA football break long, long losing streak to Virginia Tech?

It will be 28 degrees in Blacksburg at 8 p.m. Friday. The good weather news for UVA football is that wind isn’t supposed to be a factor. The National Weather Service forecast is for light winds, less than 5 mph.


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McAuliffe urges Virginians to get ready for winter weather

Winters in Virginia often are cold, snowy and icy and bring extended power outages.


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Winter Storm Watch: Five inches of snow possible Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Augusta County and much of the Shenandoah Valley for Wednesday with a forecast for five inches or more of snow possible.


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Brrrrr! Freeze Watch in effect Sunday night

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze watch for Augusta County and much of the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia Sunday night into Monday morning.


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More Weather: Flash flood watch

A flash flood watch is in effect for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia tonight into Wednesday. The National Weather Service reports that heavy rainfall will spread tonight into Virginia from the south ahead of a strong cold front that will overspread the region in the overnight hours.


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Weather Update: Wind advisory in Valley tonight, Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for much of the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia that will be in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday into 6 a.m. Wednesday.


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Don’t need to stare: Sun glare can cause issues in low sky

From now to the end of daylight saving time on November 2 is a deadly time of year for east to west commuters due to the sun’s alignment during sunrise and sunset. The National Weather Service and AAA Mid-Atlantic provide safety tips to area drivers.


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National Preparedness Month: Tips to become Ready, Responsive and Resilient to extreme weather

AccuWeather reports as National Preparedness Month, September brings the reminder of how pivotal it is to be prepared for extreme weather in order to minimize the impact on families, communities and essential infrastructures.


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Governor McAuliffe sets September as National Preparedness Month in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe has recognized September as National Preparedness Month in Virginia, calling on families, business owners and communities to take specific steps to be ready for emergencies.


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AAA: Be prepared for flash flooding

Except for heat related fatalities, more deaths occur from flooding than any other weather hazard. Why? Most people fail to realize the power of water.


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Spring has sprung? National Weather Service issues Winter Weather Advisory for Shenandoah Valley

It’s seem an anachronism – a Winter Weather Advisory in the spring. But the National Weather Service has the Shenandoah Valley under a Winter Weather Advisory on Tuesday with a forecast of 2-4 inches of snow.


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Winter Storm Warning in effect in Shenandoah Valley on Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning with the possibility of 6-12 inches of snow Sunday night into Monday morning.


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Winter Storm Warning: The snow is here!

It’s snowing in the Valley, and will be for a while, according to the National Weather Service, which has now issued a Winter Storm Warning through 6 p.m.


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Here we go again: Winter Storm Watch overnight Sunday, Monday

Enjoy the 60-degree temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service has Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro and much of the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia on a Winter Storm Watch for overnight Sunday into Monday, with five inches or more of snow possible.


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Winter Weather Advisory: More snow on the way?

Tuesday’s high temperature is supposed to reach the low 50s in the Shenandoah Valley. But Monday night, yet again, the Valley is in line for snow accumulation.


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Not again! 1-3 inches of snow possible overnight

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro and also into the Harrisonburg-Rockingham region until 10 a.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service is forecasting 1-3 inches of snow for the region from the clipper system moving through the area.


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Weather Update: 2-4 more inches of snow possible today, tonight

The National Weather Service has forecast 2-4 more inches of snow for Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro and most of the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia.


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The latest on the snow: 20 inches possible?

The National Weather Service has revised its snow forecast for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro, and it’s getting to be ridiculous now.


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Winter Storm Warning: A foot of snow possible in Shenandoah Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday with a forecast of up to a foot of snow possible in Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro and most of the Shenandoah Valley.