Tag: winter

Winter Closings on the Parkway

Winter Closings on the Parkway

In the months from May to October, the many Blue Ridge Parkway access points in Buncombe County are crowded with people eager to enjoy all it has to offer. However in the winter months, a precaution is in place. During the coldest part of the year, many stretches of the road will be closed to […]

More than a snowstorm for local homeless shelters

More than a snowstorm for local homeless shelters

       Approximately 9.3 inches of snow covered Asheville this past week from winter storm “Jonas,” according to the National Weather Service. Winter weather presents serious problems for Asheville’s homeless population, as well as the shelters that seek to help them. Tilman Jackson, director of men’s rescue at Western Carolina Rescue Ministries Downtown, said […]

Asheville White Christmas 2010

Asheville White Christmas 2010

In 1969 the airport at Asheville reported a record 5.4 inches of snow. Records are meant to be broken, that’s why we keep them, right? December 25, 2010 is now in the record books as the snowiest Christmas Day in Asheville with 6.5 inches recorded at the airport. Of course there are many areas with […]

Asheville–How Cold Was It?

Asheville–How Cold Was It?

Man, it was cold out there. 16 when I took this at about 11am