9/14: Weather-Related Announcements

  • Concerned about area roads during the storm? Check here: Road Conditions Table
  • Due to expected high winds and flooding, Pulaski Transit will be closed on Saturday, September 15, 2018, for the safety of passengers and drivers.
  • Rural King in Radford says: We have empty sand bags for 39 cents apiece!
  • The Radford City Fire Department is offering free sandbags to City residents and businesses in preparation of Hurricane Florence. There are an additional 100 bags and sand available at the Radford City Fire Department on a first come, first served basis. Sand and bags may be collected between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.
  • The Blue Ridge Fudge Lady in Pulaski says: Free coffee & Free water to all First Responders ALWAYS! If our doors are open please come and get a free drink! Y’all be safe out there!
  • On Friday September 14, 2018, the entire 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway and all associated facilities, with the exception of the Pisgah Inn and Peaks of Otter Lodge, will be closed at 8:00 p.m. in anticipation of high winds and heavy rains due to the remnants of Hurricane Florence. Saturated soils in combination with high winds in these areas increase the risk of rock slide and falling trees and debris. This closure will remain in effect until further notice.
  • The Floyd Farmers Market will be held as usual tomorrow!
  • From Dogtown Roadhouse in Floyd: Our hearts and thoughts have been with those whose lives are currently being heavily impacted by the hurricane – and we’re sure you feel the same… so TONIGHT let’s join together like the awesome community that we are and gather as many dry goods and/or as much cash as possible to send to the areas most affected. We are having a hurricane relief party tonight Fri 9/14 and taking donations to help the areas heavily affected by the hurricane. This is a great chance to come together as a community and do some good like we all love to do – so PLEASE COME!