We're under a tornado watch until 8pm
Published on Jun 6th, 2010
8 comments This is what the National Weather Service says. Good thing it's daylight so you might see the funnel cloud before it picks up your house. Don't panic, but don't ignore.
The Ivy tornado, the other 50-year-ago disaster
Published on Oct 11th, 2009
3 comments The crash of Piedmont Flight 349 wasn't Charlottesville's only disaster in the autumn of 1959. On the afternoon of September 30, a tornado ripped through two occupied houses on an orchard near Ivy,...