40 photos of yesterday's snowfall in Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina

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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 Richmond.com, along with videos and forecast updates for major weather events in our area.

Email him your story ideas and weather tips.

Sunday Weatherline

2000 snowstorm followed by ice storm

Twenty years ago, our region was digging out from a poorly predicted winter storm. Snowfall totaling 10 to 19 inches — plus wind-driven drifts — buried central Virginia on Jan. 25, 2000. In its wake, lows sank below zero, then a crippling ice storm struck on Jan. 30.

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