Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Alleghany; Amherst; Bath; Bedford; Botetourt; Craig; Franklin; Henry; Patrick ...
WDBJ7
Red 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.
WAVY-TV
Westbound 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
Rockbridge Weekly
... 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
WSLS
The 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
PittsburghPanthers.com
... 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.
 

 

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