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Wintry Weather Hits Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area

Wintry Weather Hits Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area

[ 0 ] December 26, 2012

Nelson County & The Virginia Blue Ridge As Tommy forecasted in his daily audio weather, a nasty mix of freezing rain, sleet, and some snow hit a large part of the Central Virginia area from as far south as Roanoke north toward the DC area. In the immediate area of Nelson County and the BRP, [...]

©™2012 Nelson County Life : Photo By Blue Ridge Mountain Photographer Paul Purpura

Wintergreen Resort Doubles Snowmaking Production For Upcoming Season

[ 0 ] October 4, 2012

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, VA Wintergreen Resort in central Virginia—twice named “Best Ski Resort” by the readers of—is adding to its arsenal of snowmaking guns for the 2012-13 season. This is just part of the largest expansion in snowmaking on the resort’s 26 slopes (129 skiable acres) in more than a decade. As part [...]

Snowmaking Begins At Wintergreen Resort!

Snowmaking Begins At Wintergreen Resort!

[ 0 ] December 1, 2011

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Temps dropped down to the lower 20′s early Thursday morning which allowed Wintergreen Resort to fire up the snow guns and start making a little bit of snow! Look for more updates as the 2011-2012 season gets underway in the coming weeks! Tweet This Post

Photo By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 : Up around 2500 feet or so at Montebello, VA near the BRP, snow is still on the ground waiting on another.

Another Snow Day , A Full Moon, And Winter Storm Warning! : 2.2.10

[ 1 ] February 2, 2010

Nelson County, Virginia For the 2nd day this week many area schools, including Nelson Public Schools, are closed or at a minimum operating on a delayed schedule due to snow still on some secondary roads. Now, more wintry weather is in the mix later today as another winter system may drop as much as 3-6 [...]

Thanks to Kim Smith over at Wintergreen Real Estate Company on Devil's Knob for sharing this icy photo from the top! Click any photos to enlarge.

Icy On Top! : 1.22.10

[ 1 ] January 22, 2010

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia While temps in the valley regions of Nelson County have not hit the freezing mark over the past 24 hours, that’s a different story in the higher elevations in places such as Wintergreen, Love and Montebello. A1/4 to 1/2″ coating of ice is covering trees and power lines up there. [...]

©2009 : Thanks to Dima Holmes at Wintergreen Real Estate's Mountain Office for these photos. Click to enlarge.

Heavy Snow Continues Falling At Wintergreen & Higher Elevations : 12.5.09

[ 2 ] December 5, 2009

Devils Knob Nelson County, Virginia Head on up above to 3000+ feet and we’re talking real snow! Dima Holmes at Wintergreen Real Estate’s Discovery Ridge office let us use these photos. As of noon roughly 3-5 inches of snow had fallen on the mountains with heavy snow continuing. Temps in the valley are hovering just [...]

©2009 NCL Magazine : Photos By Paul Purpura, Mountain Photographer : Winter officially ended Sunday afternoon with the annual Pond Skimming event at Wintergreen Resort to say so long to ski season.  Click any photo for larger view.

Wintergreen’s Annual Pond Skimming Signals End To Winter On The Mountain : 3.23.09

[ 3 ] March 23, 2009

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia The days are getting longer, warmer, and minds are focused on swimming pools and lazy days in the sun. But…. the folks at Wintergreen Resort had one last run Sunday at their annual Pond Skimming event. A special thank you to Paul Purpura, our Mountain Photographer, who day after day, [...]

©2009 NCL Magazine : Heavy snowfall Sunday night in Nelson County, Virgina has prompted the closing of Nelson Public Schools on Monday, March 2, 2009.

Nelson County, Virginia Public Schools Closed On Monday 3.2.09

[ 2 ] March 1, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia Heavy snow continued Sunday evening across Nelson County and Central Virginia. Due to hazardous road conditions developing, Nelson County Public School officials have closed school on Monday 3.2.2009. Numerous accidents have started occurring across the area as well due to the heavy snow. Snow will continue into early Monday morning as well [...]

Photos By Paul Purpura : ©2009 NCL Magazine : A blanket of snow covers the mountains at Wintergreen Resort.

Wintergreen: Snow Falls Overnight In Nelson County, Virginia Mountains

[ 0 ] February 3, 2009

Wintergreen Nelson County, Virginia Folks awoke to a beautiful landscape of snow Tuesday morning after roughly 5 inches of snow fell in the mountains of Nelson County, Virginia. The snow started about two hours before dark on Monday afternoon and continued into the nighttime hours. Our Paul Purpura just returned with these beautiful shots! Thank [...]

Photo By Kim Chappell : ©2009 NCL Magazine : Snow began in the afternoon hours at Wintergreen Resort while it was still raining in the valley.

Snow Begins On Mountain @ Wintergreen : 3.5″ As of 9:00 PM

[ 2 ] February 2, 2009

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia As we talked about in Tommy’s Weather for Monday, light snow began in the late afternoon hours up on the mountains. Hat tip to Kim Chappell over at from dropping us the photo above about the time it was starting. Look for the snow to continue into the nighttime [...]

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