Tag: snow augusta

Climatologist: Snowy winter ‘just one of those things’

Column by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Take solace, folks. The meteorologists can’t explain why it’s snowing all the time, either. “To a large extent, it’s just one of those things. But one of those things means we don’t fully understand all the dynamics that go on with this, all the atmospheric physics involved,” said Jerry Stenger, […]


Forecast: 5 to 10 inches of snow Tuesday, Wednesday

  Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro effective 9 a.m. Tuesday to 4 p.m. Wednesday. The Greater Augusta region is in line for a possible 5 to 10 inches of snow accumulation due to the storm. Harrisonburg and Rockingham to […]


Here we go again: Valley braces for another big snowstorm

   Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Augusta County, Staunton and Wayensboro beginning Tuesday morning. The forecast for Tuesday into Wednesday afternoon calls for possible snow accumulations of 5 inches of snow or more. Harrisonburg and Rockingham County and locales to their north in the […]


Weather Blog: 20 to 30 inches or more of snow possible

  Moderated by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The latest forecast from the National Weather Service has the Augusta County, Staunton, Waynesboro area in line for 20 to 30 inches of snow with this weekend’s winter storm, with localized amounts of 30 inches-plus possible in higher elevations in the area. The snow began early Friday morning in […]


Snow Emergency Blog: The latest on road conditions and more

   Moderated by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The Shenandoah Valley is under a state of emergency with the winter storm that is expected to dump as much as 30 inches of snow on the area this weekend. The Snow Emergency Blog has the latest on road conditions from the Virginia Department of Transportation and the latest […]


Cancellations Blog: The latest on weather-related closings

    Moderated by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Postponement and cancellation notices are pouring in as the snow pours down on Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro associated with the powerful winter storm making its way up the East Coast this weekend. The AFP will post updates on weather-related postponements and cancellations to our Cancellations Blog in the […]


Updated snow forecast: 20 to 28 inches

   Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net The National Weather Service has amended its Winter Storm Warning for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service, issued at 2:10 p.m., has the area in line for possible snow accumulations of 20 to 28 inches this weekend. The Winter Storm Watch is in […]


Get out of the road!

Authorities ask residents to move cars if possible Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net The Virginia Department of Transportation and the cities of Staunton and Waynesboro are asking local residents to park vehicles in driveways or otherwise off local- and state-maintained streets and roads to allow snow-plow drivers to do their thing. VDOT is responsible for […]


The Rant | Snowbody knows

   Video Essay by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net We’re hearing from people who are annoyed with the endless speculation about how much snow this weekend’s winter storm is going to dump on the Valley. AFP editor Chris Graham is annoyed wtih the annoyed. It’s human nature to fill in the blanks on something this potentially big. […]


You guessed it – more snow

   Staff Report News tips: freepress2@ntelos.net With our eyes focused on the possibility of a foot or two of snow this weekend, some attention could be paid to the here and now – with the National Weather Service issuing a Winter Weather Advisory for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro today with possible snow accumulations of […]