Alleghany; Amherst; Bath; Bedford; Botetourt; Craig; Franklin; Henry; Patrick ...
Flag Warning issued April 11 at 3:59AM EDT until April 11 at 8:00PM EDT
by NWS Blacksburg ...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE TODAY...
.THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS BEHIND A PASSING COLD FRONT...LOW
HUMIDITY LEVELS AND DRY FUELS WILL ...
Wildfire burns in parts of western Va.
traffic from I-81 headed to I-64 is being detoured at exit 150 onto
Route 220. Wildfires this week have burned several hundred acres in at
least five Virginia counties, including Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Page and Shenandoah.
UPDATED: Rich Hole Fire Shuts Down I-64 Tuesday
Alleghany County 10 miles west of Covington destroying more than 2500
acres on Tuesday afternoon with approximately 6000 acres in the George
Washington and Jefferson National Forests having burned so far in Botetourt, Bedford, Alleghany and Rockbridge.
Tuesday fire updates
fire was about 20% contained, but 4 homes are within ½ mile of the
fire. Potts Mountain Jeep Trail and Pines Campground are closed. Cove
Mountain Fire: near Arcadia in Botetourt County, covering about 57 acres.
Softball Plays Georgetown in a Doubleheader on Wednesday at Vartabedian Field
league in team pitching with a combined 2.67 ERA between freshmen Megan
Hyson and Lauren O'Leary and sophomore Hannah Slovacek. Last season,
Pitt earned a 3-0 victory over Georgetown in its Radford Invitational
finale at Botetourt Sports Complex.