MAPS: These towns saw Va.'s most extreme weather in the 2010s

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No matter where you call home in Virginia, there's a good chance that you live within one hour's drive of a place that claimed some kind of statewide weather extreme in the 2010s.

These seven maps show ...

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John Boyer

John Boyer, the RTD's staff meteorologist

John Boyer is the first staff meteorologist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He joined the RTD newsroom in November 2016 after covering severe weather on television in Tulsa, Okla.

As a native of the Roanoke area, the region’s heavy snowstorms started his fascination with Virginia’s changing weather.

Boyer earned his degree in meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and earned their Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal in 2012.

Look for his stories in the RTD and on, along with videos and forecast updates for major weather events in our area.

Email him your story ideas and weather tips.

Tuesday Weatherline

For now, snowstorms unlikely in Richmond

Patterns appear unfavorable for snowstorms in Richmond — for now. Our last January with no measurable snow was 2012. But the month isn’t scoreless: Last Saturday’s sleet and flurries counted as a trace. Every January since the 1990s had at least a trace.

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