Weather

Winter weather returns

March 19th, 2015

With the spring equinox set to occur on Saturday, area residents will experience at least one last bit of winter weather.

Spring-like days ahead

Elmo Edwards, 55, of Front Royal, takes advantage of a spring-like afternoon recently to tune up his bicycle outside his Osage Street home. Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 52, but a chance of rain is in the forecast through Saturday. Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 52.  Rich Cooley/Daily

March 12th, 2015

Elmo Edwards, 55, of Front Royal, takes advantage of a spring-like afternoon recently to tune up his bicycle outside his Osage Street home. Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 52, but a chance of rain is in the forecast through Saturday. Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 52. Rich Cooley/Daily

A winter blanket

Greg Nash scoops the snow off the sidewalk along East King Street in Strasburg on Thursday. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 5th, 2015

In like a lion, March has brought the Northern Shenandoah Valley a winter storm expected to accumulate 4 to 8 inches, the National Weather Service said today.

Valley bracing for the storm

Michael Guiliani, an associate at Ramsey True Value Hardware Store in Front Royal, carries a load of plastic sleds into the store on Wednesday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

March 4th, 2015

The National Weather Service has placed the entire Northern Shenandoah Valley under a winter storm warning from 10 p.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. Thursday.

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