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Another dusting

Bill Caudill, 82, clears his driveway outside his home on  West 15th Street in Front Royal on Thursday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 26th, 2015

Bill Caudill, 82, clears his driveway outside his home on West 15th Street in Front Royal on Thursday. Rich Cooley/Daily

Insult to injury: More cold coming

Scott Terndrup clears the sidewalk outside of neighbor Bob Baker's home on High Street in Strasburg on Tuesday morning.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 17th, 2015

The snowstorm responsible for dumping up to 11 inches of snow on portions of southerm Virginia dropped an average of just under 4 inches on the Northern Shenandoah Valley.

Snow expected to hit valley areas this afternoon

February 16th, 2015

The northern Shenandoah Valley region, and much of Virginia, is under a winter storm warning from noon today until noon on Tuesday, according to the national Weather Service.

VDOT preps for winter weather

Rebekah Collins, of Front Royal, takes her daughters Sofia, left, 2, and Colette, 1, right, for a stroll along the Eastham Park Trail on a spring-like day Wednesday as temperatures hit the 50-degree mark.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 5th, 2015

Virginia Department of Transportation trucks and contractors pretreated Interstates 81 and 66, as well as primary roads in Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren counties on Wednesday in anticipation of possible snow showers today.

Park Walk

Paula Conroe, left, and her daughter Melissa Fisher, right, both of Front Royal, take a brisk walk along the Eastham Park Trail on a cold winter afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 28th, 2015

Paula Conroe, left, and her daughter Melissa Fisher, right, both of Front Royal, take a brisk walk along the Eastham Park Trail on a cold winter afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

More snow falls on valley; schools closed

WILD SNOW

January 27th, 2015

More snow fell on the Shenandoah Valley overnight, and the region is under a winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. today. There’s a 40 percent chance of snow today. The high will be near 31 and tonight’s low will be around 16.

Carrying on

David Offman delivers the mail along his route on West King Street in Strasburg on Wednesday. Light snow fell during the afternoon, but did not accumulate.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 16th, 2015

David Offman delivers the mail along his route on West King Street in Strasburg on Wednesday. Light snow fell during the afternoon, but did not accumulate. Rich Cooley/Daily

Big chill

Cody Miller, 14, left, and Daniel McMullan, 15, right, walk across the snow- and ice-covered walkway on South Holliday Street in Strasburg on Thursday as temperatures hovered around the 20-degree mark. Shenandoah and Warren county schools were on a two-hour delay Thursday due to the cold weather.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 9th, 2015

Wintry conditions responsible for chilly temperatures and 2 inches of snowfall have had a major impact on residents and area services.

Vehicles need extra care in winter

Wiper blades can take a beating in the winter weather. This is a standard blade, but a winter blade will yield better performance. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 8th, 2015

During the winter, the main problems motorists face are torn windshield wipers, blown tires and difficulty turning the engine over on cold mornings.

Storm impacts region’s roads

Mary Sofia, left, and Gwen Shuck, right, both 8, slide down the bank outside Warren County Middle School in Front Royal on Tuesday.   Rich Cooley/Daily

January 6th, 2015

The first snowstorm of the New Year that dumped 2 or more inches and prompted area public school closures also caused some headaches on valley roads on Tuesday.