Snow totals can vary dramatically one winter to another in Southwest and Southside Virginia. Enter the first Cardinal Weather snowfall contest to see if you can guess this year’s totals.
Kevin Myatt wrote the Weather Journal in The Roanoke Times for 19 years. He has led students on storm chases and written for “Capital Weather Gang.” Twitter: @KevinMyattWx. Email: email@example.com.
Winter weather advisory issued west of the Blue Ridge for Tuesday morning wintry mix
Amounts will be minor and temperatures marginal but some bridges and overpasses could become icy.
First comes Nicole, then comes the cold
Expect a soaking rain of 1 to 4 inches over much of Virginia on Friday before January-like temperatures set in by late weekend into next week.
Temperatures soar to hottest on record for November at Lynchburg, Roanoke
Don’t get used to the November warmth, as chilly morning lows return by Wednesday and next week may be downright winterlike.
La Niña may not paint the whole picture of the winter ahead
The colder phase of central Pacific waters may point to a milder winter in Virginia, but there are too many past exceptions and other atmospheric factors involved to be sure.
Superstorm Sandy not really Virginia’s storm, but it brought heavy October snow to Southwest Virginia
A look back to a landmark national weather disaster 10 years ago this week … and a look ahead to trick-or-treat weather on this Halloween.
Blazing foliage this October contrasts with blazing warmth of past falls
It’s been a cooler than normal October thus far in Southwest and Southside Virginia, but some of our perception of its relative coolness is due to spiking warmth in the first half of October four of the last five years.
October chill (maybe snow?), but a warm welcome from a lifelong weather geek
This past weekend brought some of the coldest early October weather in two decades to Southwest and Southside Virginia
Ian not what it once was, still could be a little troublesome for Virginia
There could be some flooding and gusty winds, but Ian doesn’t look likely to join the hall of infamy for tropical impacts in Virginia.