High Virginia Outdoors covers outdoor recreation,nature,travel,photography and tourism in the central Appalachain region of West Virginia and Virginia.Outdoors in Appalachia-From a Different Perspective.
The skies darkened on June 29, 2012; the wind came. Lots of wind, red oaks and hickories bent almost in half. Some lost the fight. The hill turned an eerie green, a few pops and then bright orange. The fire spread quickly from north to south, popping and crackling. The rain came and extinguished the flames. Seventy-two and a half hours later, electric was restored in Norton. A storm to remember; to be sure.