Tag: northeast


AccuWeather: March snow to threaten Northeast

For the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, AccuWeather meteorologists are concerned for cold air and the potential for snow to linger into the start of March.

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.

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.

Tropical Atlantic may spring to life this weekend

AccuWeather reports an area of disturbed weather over the Atlantic Ocean, north of the Leeward Islands, is being monitored for tropical development through the weekend.

DRPT and FRA announce opportunity for public to weigh in on Higher Speed Passenger Rail

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation announced on Monday the start of a preliminary engineering and environmental review project for enhanced intercity passenger rail service between Washington and Richmond.

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.

UVA Athletics

UVA activates Heat Management Plan for Richmond football game

With temperatures and the heat index expected to be above 90 for the Virginia football game with Richmond at Scott Stadium on Saturday, UVa has activated its heat management-operating plan.

UVA activates Heat Management Plan for UCLA football game

With the heat index expected to be above 90 for Virginia’s football game with UCLA at Scott Stadium on Saturday, UVA has activated its heat management-operating plan.

Tropical wave may strengthen, become next named Atlantic storm

AccuWeather reports a new tropical wave has emerged off the African coast and could develop into an organized system by the end of the week and into the weekend.

Press Conference: Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer

Syracuse football coach Scott Shafer talks with reporters at the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff in Greensboro, N.C.

Saltwater cowboys ready for 89th annual Pony Penning at Chincoteague

Excitement is in the air in this small island off the northeast coast of Virginia now recognized as the Happiest Seaside Town in America according to Coastal Living®. It’s Pony Penning time, also known as “homecoming” to ‘teaguers.


What caused the Rocks Mountain fire?

Shenandoah National Park personnel have determined that the cause of the Rocks Mountain Fire was an illegal campfire. The fire, which was reported to the park at approximately 3:10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, had burned approximately 450 acres inside Shenandoah National Park.


Rain and snow dampen the Rocks Mountain fire in Shenandoah National Park

Before the fire reached containment lines, rain, sleet and snow fell on the Rocks Mountain Fire late Sunday and much of Monday. Fire managers will continue to monitor the fire and, when the snow melts, firefighters will patrol the area for hot spots.

Shenandoah Valley on edge of major northeast snowstorm

AccuWeather.com reports two storms will merge quickly enough to produce a major snowstorm from the upper part of the mid-Atlantic to southern New England Thursday into Friday. The storm will affect more than 70 million people in the Midwest and the Northeast combined and could have a major negative impact on travel.

Governor reports on Sandy impacts

Superstorm Sandy began affecting portions of the Commonwealth late Saturday, and snow and rain associated with the system continue in parts of the state.

Catastrophic storm on its way to Valley?

Sandy will be moving away from the Bahamas this afternoon, allowing conditions to improve in that area. As it moves northward, squally weather will spread to the eastern Carolinas late tonight Saturday, with gusts near 50 mph, according to AccuWeather.com.