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Weather: Weekend to start on wet note

The northeast will be spared from Hurricane Matthew’s wrath, rain from a non-tropical system could disrupt outdoor plans on Saturday.


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Even farmers have had enough rain

Farmers in some parts of Virginia have been experiencing one of the rainiest months of May on record, and they’re finding it difficult to keep their spirits afloat.


Will Bonnie impact East Coast during Memorial Day weekend?

An area of showers and thunderstorms near the Bahamas has the potential to develop into a tropical system during Memorial Day weekend.


Rain forces changes to weekend JMU baseball schedule

Rain moving through the Central Virginia area has forced alterations in the weekend schedule at the PK5 Classic, hosted by VCU at The Diamond.


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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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VDOT warns of possibly icy road conditions in the Shenandoah Valley overnight into Monday

Motorists traveling throughout the Shenandoah Valley tonight, January 11 and into the morning hours on Monday, January 12 should expect to see icy conditions develop.


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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.


New Year’s Eve forecast: Arctic chill to close out 2014

AccuWeather reports those headed out to celebrate New Year’s Eve may want to bundle up as arctic air affects much of the nation.


Snow threatens weekend travel in Northwest, North Central

AccuWeather reports two storms will produce areas of snow in the Pacific Northwest and part of the North Central states this weekend.


Storm threatens Christmas Eve travel

AccuWeather reports a storm bringing heavy rain, fog, thunderstorms, a swath of snow and travel delays will converge on the Northeast, Midwest and South leading up to Christmas.


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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.


Where’s Rudolph? Christmas Eve storm threatens two dozen states

AccuWeather reports a storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create major travel delays, both on the roads and at airports.


Dying to see “The Interview”?

Yeah, sure, terrorist attacks over “The Interview.” We believe that. And not that, oh, I don’t know, Sony isn’t finding some success creating a viral marketing campaign around the film.


AccuWeather: Dreaming of a White Christmas? Here are your odds

AccuWeather reports upon the millions of Christmas cards that hit store shelves each holiday season, many are strewn with images of a homey dwelling tucked under puffy mounds of white snow. While many dream of a similar white Christmas setting to fall during the winter celebrations, conditions do not always align to bring the picture-perfect snowy scene.


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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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Cotton farmer: ‘We use the term ‘relentless’ to describe harvest

Shelley and Joe Barlow and their son, Joey, grow about 400 acres of cotton. On a particularly good day, they can harvest about 50 acres.


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Christmas tree growers work hard and late to meet demand

Neither cold, rain, sleet, snow nor nightfall stops Carlos and Sherrie Taylor from getting their Christmas trees harvested and shipped to their customers.


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VDOT mobilizing for pending snow storm

VDOT is preparing for snow on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and urges motorists to consider altering their Thanksgiving travel plans to avoid driving in inclement weath


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Virginia State Police reminds motorists to be safe for Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, which increases Virginians’ risks of being involved in a serious or deadly traffic crash.


Thanksgiving travel forecast: Storm may slow early travel as 46 million take to roads

AccuWeather reports cold air will be less intense and much less widespread across the nation during the week of Thanksgiving.


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Valley Program for Aging Services News and Notes

Meals on Wheels volunteers for PRSC, Frank and Betty Lambert, were the proud winners of the $15.00 Wal-Mart gift card which is awarded each month through a drawing.


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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.


Second tropical storm in Atlantic: Neither to threaten United States

AccuWeather reports days after Fay put an end to the quiet stretch in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Gonzalo formed Sunday afternoon just east of the Leeward Islands.


VMI women’s soccer rolls past UT-Chattanooga, 4-0

Kristen Whitehurst scored two goals, while Myranda Emery and Emma Quirk chipped in for one score each to power the VMI Keydets past the Chattanooga Mocs, 4-0, in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at Patchin Field.


JMU women’s soccer blanks College of Charleston, 3-0

Sophomore defender Jennie Sroba (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Collegiate) scored her first two goals of the season on Friday night to help propel the James Madison women’s soccer team to a 3-0 shutout victory over College of Charleston at University Park in Colonial Athletic Association play.


VMI women’s soccer blasted by Samford, 5-0

The Samford Bulldogs scored three goals in an 8:11 span early in the second half to break open a close match, and went on to a 5-0 win over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference women’s soccer action Friday at VMI’s Patchin Field.


Lunar eclipse to veil moon red in predawn hours Wednesday

Wednesday’s total lunar eclipse, set to begin a little after 5 a.m. EDT, will be the second of four consecutive “blood moons” to be visible in the United States during a two-year time span.


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Fall wildfire season begins Oct. 15 in Virginia

Daylight is getting shorter; nights are getting cooler. Sure, summer has officially ended, but more importantly, fall wildfire season is here! And officials with the Virginia Department of Forestry want to keep you and your family safe from the ravages of wildfire.


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Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival starts Sept. 25

The City of Buena Vista, Virginia invites Bluegrass music lovers to join them for the 14th annual Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival to be held September 25-27 at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista.


Press Conference: Washington QB Kirk Cousins and wideout DeSean Jackson

Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins and wideout DeSean Jackson talk with reporters on Wednesday. Washington (1-1) plays at Philadelphia (2-0) on Sunday.


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Press Conference: ODU football coach Bobby Wilder

ODU football coach Bobby Wilder talks to the media on Monday. ODU (2-1) plays Rice (0-2) on Saturday.


Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (2-1, 1-0 ACC) travels to BYU (3-0) for a game that will be played at 3:30 p.m. EDT Saturday.


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#3 Virginia Tech women’s soccer pulls away late, dispatches Longwood, 4-1

The Longwood women’s soccer team lasted 65 minutes against one of the nation’s top offenses before the undefeated and third-ranked Hokies finally pulled away with two goals in the final 25 minutes en route to a 4-1 win Tuesday evening at the Athletics Complex.


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Tropical depression may develop in Atlantic this week

AccuWeather reports a robust tropical feature has emerged in the eastern Atlantic and could develop as the week progresses.


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Potomac Nationals win in regular-season finale

The Potomac Nationals (78-58, 40-27) prevailed over the Frederick Keys (65-72, 33-37) by the final score of 6-1 on the final day of the 2014 regular season Sunday afternoon at Harry Grove Stadium.


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Salem Red Sox defeat Wilmington, 4-1

Righthander Simon Mercedes delivered seven spectacular innings on the hill and catcher Jake Romanski crushed four doubles with the bat to help the Salem Red Sox surpass Wilmington 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.


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Bridgewater College field hockey wins in Arkansas

In a game that started on Friday and was finished on Sunday morning due to stormy weather in The Natural State of Arkansas, junior Alenka Ferrufino tallied her first career hat trick as the Bridgewater Eagles field hockey team moved back to .500 on the year with a 4-1 victory over Hendrix.


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Labor Day Wine and Music Fest at Rebec Vineyards

The fourth annual Labor Day Wine and Music Fest, featuring nine wineries and three bands, will take place on Saturday, August 30th, from noon-6pm. at Rebec Vineyards, home of the Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival.