Clear skies. Low 22F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph..
Clear skies. Low 22F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Updated: February 21, 2020 @ 8:44 pm
The high waters rushed along the current of the Roanoke River along the Roanoke River Greenway, on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier in the week they had overcome the banks in areas but, had since receded.
Physician Ricardo Riegodedios walks daily along the Roanoke Greenway. On Tuesday, the Roanoke River waters had receded over the low water bridge near Wiley Drive in Smith Park leaving puddles, mud and debris.
People stroll the greenway as threatening skies were interrupted by a little sunshine intermittently on Tuesday afternoon along East Riverside Drive next to the Roanoke River in Salem.
After navigating across the middle concrete divide that cuts through Smith Park off Wiley Drive, Ricardo Riegodedios, a radiologist with Carilion Clinic, does a balancing act on Tuesday afternoon along the Roanoke Greenway. The doctor said he walks daily because he has diabetes. High waters rushed beside the Roanoke River Greenway on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier in the week, they had overtopped the banks in areas, but since receded.
A warning sign is posted on a closed gate along the Roanoke River greenway off Wiley Drive. Marcia Barry, of Roanoke, walks Champ (left), a Golden Retriever, and Max, a Cavapoo, daily for her daughter who works full time. “These are my grand-dogs,” she said, trying to avoid the mud so she didn’t have to bathe them upon return.
A warning sign is posted on a closed gate along the Roanoke River greenway off Wiley Drive. Marcia Barry, of Roanoke walks Champ, a Golden Retriever and Max, a Cavapoo, daily for her daughter who works full-timer. “These are my grand dogs, she said, trying to avoid the mud so she didn’t have to bath them upon return. A cyclist stopped after accessing the path and turned around and rode back from whence he came.
A couple walks westward along the Roanoke River Greenway in Salem on East Riverside Drivet on Tuesday afternoon as clouds hovered above.
Early color brightens a gloomy Tuesday, as Winter Jasmine blooms along a bank at the corner of Wiley Drive and Franklin Road.
Reflections of bare trees are mirrored in puddles along the Roanoke River greenway after all the rainfall this week.
Stephanie has worked full-time at the Roanoke Times as a photographer for 27 years. She freelances for national publications and has taught photography at Virginia Western Community College for a decade.
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