Azalea in the snow
Published on Apr 4th, 2013
0 comments An azalea outside the Main Street Arena ignores the snow piled around it and blooms anyway. Photographed around 1pm, April 4 at 42 degrees. Update 7:05pm: Frozen matter is falling west of town at 39...
Another snow day-- for some
Published on Mar 25th, 2013
0 comments Late March brings another four or more inches of heavy, wet snow, closing city and county schools yet again. No such luck for UVA students trudging to class on Monday, March 25.
Homeless snowman
Published on Mar 5th, 2012
4 comments Wick Hunt captured this image of a snow bunny repurposed as a begging citizen.
Snow falls: Schools let it accumulate before opening/closing
Published on Mar 5th, 2012
25 comments Charlottesville and Albemarle public schools' transportation directors have spoken. 'Tis better to let the snow pile up than to transport the kiddies right now when the morning commute and low...
Published on Feb 27th, 2012
5 comments We had a few inches of snow on Sunday afternoon the 19th of February. In preparation, the City applied some manner of brine solution to the streets on Saturday night. I’ve seen this stuff on the...
Snow falls: Packable, throwable blanket precedes Prez Day
Published on Feb 20th, 2012
2 comments It had been the season without a snow accumulation– until the eve of President's Day, when the kiddies would already have the day off from school. Despite the irony, the sleds are sure to come...
Winter wallop? Snow forecast up in the air
Published on Feb 17th, 2012
14 comments So far, winter 2012 hasn't been much like winter at all, with temperatures more than three degrees above average and snowfall nearly 14 inches below average. That could all begin to change this...
Snap: A snow 'Spectacle'
Published on Jan 28th, 2011
2 comments Circa 6pm on Wednesday, January 26. PHOTO BY TOM DALY Through the glass of the Spectacle Shop eyeglass store, a lone stroller paces the Downtown Mall during the January 26 "snowstorm."
Snowy Friday: It's falling faster than the last one
Published on Jan 28th, 2011
2 comments Guadalajara restaurant and Lucky 7 store are bathed in a blanket of white. • Click –->HERE for video of the previous snowfall. • Click –->HERE for the live Hook webcam....
3.4" snow at O: But not enough to reload groundwater
Published on Jan 27th, 2011
4 comments Downtown Mall circa 6pm on Wednesday, January 26. PHOTO BY TOM DALY How much did it snow on January 26? Well, it depends on where you were. According to UVA Climatologist Jerry Stenger, most of the...
Three to seven inches of snow forecast today, tonight
Published on Jan 26th, 2011
23 comments A VDOT sand/plow truck stuck in the U.S. 29 median during the December 2009 Snowpocalypse. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The National Weather Service is predicting 2-4" of snowfall today, Wednesday...
Freezy day? Holiday weather could get icy, snowy
Published on Jan 17th, 2011
2 comments How the 1/10th of an inch January 8 snow looked downtown. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The National Weather Service has begun predicting a chance of rain, snow, and sleet after 1pm Monday, Martin...
Flurries begin: As some schools close precautionarily
Published on Jan 11th, 2011
26 comments Spudnuts appears open for business in north Belmont as traffic flows smoothly on Avon Street at 7:59am Tuesday. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Snow flurries have decorated the skies over downtown...
Survive and thrive: The do-it-yourself Charlottesville snow guide
Published on Jan 10th, 2011
11 comments The January 13 cover. HOOK GRAPHIC Chris Davis oversees more than 1,000 shovels in 18 models at Martin Hardware. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER With snow moving east or on the ground by the time you read...
Cute little snowfall-- less than an inch-- blankets Charlottesville
Published on Jan 8th, 2011
18 comments 7:32am Saturday view of downtown from 500 Court Square. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This picture tells the story: snow sticking to rooftops but not to streets, so don't cancel your events, people!...
Snap: How much snow will we get xmas day?
Published on Dec 25th, 2010
3 comments Belmont and its bridge at 8:51am on the 21st, five days after the season's first snowstorm. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Sunday, December 26, 9:25am update: The snow gods don't seem to love us as much as...
Belated slideshow from last week's snowfall
Published on Dec 21st, 2010
2 comments The is the same view as the Hook webcam. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The snow that began falling last Thursday, December 16 resulted in some fair to middling photos. –-> SLIDESHOW (accompanied by...
White Christmas?
Published on Dec 21st, 2010
10 comments It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas– and a white one at that! According to state climatologist Jerry Stenger, the latest forecast models show a "reasonable probability"– greater...
Hand mangled in snow blower
Published on Dec 17th, 2010
34 comments Captain Jay Davis rescues hand from snow blower. PHOTO BY CHARLES WERNER Authorities report no severe road accidents in the season's first snow December 16, but one sidewalk accident appears serious...
Residents and some bizes seem to enjoy their snow
Published on Dec 16th, 2010
10 comments Here's some video from Charlottesville's first snowstorm of the season, shot on the morning of Thursday, December 16. All the local public school systems are closed today.