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Past articles by Scott:

Restaurant Road Trip: Side Tracks Cafe

ELKINS, W.Va. (WBOY) — Side Tracks Cafe opened earlier this year with a menu curated with the idea of having a little something for everyone. The restaurant serves soups and sandwiches, but its most popular menu items are its build-your-own bowl options. “It’s so nice to have something where you know the food is going […] → Read More

10 years later: ‘The 2012 Derecho’ in West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Today, we remember a major weather disaster that tore through north central West Virginia. It wasn’t just a severe thunderstorm – it’s what made the word, “derecho,” a household name. The way I looked at it in my mind – it was late June, early summer – there was nothing to stop […] → Read More

Strong thunderstorms possible Wednesday

Heat and humidity will bring in storms for the latter half of our Wednesday. → Read More

Beginning of summer in WV will be hotter than average

According to the Climate Prediction Center, all of West Virginia has the potential to see above-average temperatures through the end of the month of June. → Read More

Summer starts Tuesday morning

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Springtime has come and passed as we move to the Summer season at last. The warmest time of the year officially begins at 5:14 AM on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. On the first day of summer Tuesday, we will see one of the longest days and shortest nights in the Northern Hemisphere […] → Read More

Nexstar Founder’s Day: United Way partner agency, Stars and Strides

MEADOWBROOK, W.Va. (WBOY) — As we get ready for the WBOY Founder’s Day of Caring Friday, we focus attention on another one of the 18 partners at the United Way of Harrison and Doddridge Counties that they really can’t say “neigh” to. Stars and Strides provides a therapeutic environment to help individuals overcome emotional, physical, […] → Read More

Paws For The Cause: Lewis Upshur pets find forever homes

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — WBOY’s Paws For The Cause event at Pet Supplies Plus Thursday was a huge success with multiple dogs and cats being adopted out to their forever homes. The event was held in partnership with Lewis-Upshur Animal Control and one of its volunteers, Jen Kesling, explained why it’s so important to give […] → Read More

Record heat Wednesday leads to storm chance Thursday

Record heat came through north-central West Virginia with guns ablazing. Clarksburg saw a record high temperature of 96 degrees Wednesday, beating the record high of 94 degrees set back in 1967. → Read More

How to see the ‘strawberry supermoon’ in WV

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — June’s full moon is called the “Strawberry Moon,” and this year’s is a supermoon—which is when the moon appears larger and brighter than normal because it’s closer to Earth in its elliptical orbit, according to NASA. June’s full moon will reach peak illumination at around 7:51 a.m. Tuesday—but it won’t be […] → Read More

Severe weather and storms possible Wednesday

After some showers and downpours across the region on Tuesday, the possibility of strong, or even, severe thunderstorms is quite present for our Wednesday. → Read More

Broken comet may bring meteor storm to North America Monday night

(WVNS/WBOY) — Thinking back to 1930 Germany, one may not immediately think space exploration and considering the time and place, it’s understandable. But for two German astronomers at the Hamburg Observatory in Bergedorf, Germany the hunt for asteroids was on. On May 2nd, 1930, Friedrich Carl Arnold Schwassmann and Arno Arthur Wachmann discovered a new […] → Read More

Restaurant Road Trip: Pearl’s Parkview Cafe

There’s a new spot on the block in Harrison County dishing out caffeine, sugar, and great memories for Mountaineers and visitors, alike. → Read More

First 90° of the year expected this week

Temperatures will be skyrocketing into the 90s as we wrap our week. → Read More

Total Lunar Eclipse will be visible Sunday night

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Super Flower Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse. Let that long phrase sink in. That’s what we are going to be seeing Sunday night into Monday morning across north-central West Virginia. The partial eclipse begins at 9:32 PM ET as the total eclipse starts at 11:29 PM. It reaches its maximum at 12:12 […] → Read More

National Weather Service: Morgantown storm damage NOT from tornado

One hundred mile-per-hour wind gusts ripped the roof off of Hazel’s House of Hope during Sunday night’s severe thunderstorm. → Read More

Another severe weather threat Tuesday

The majority of north-central West Virginia has the potential to see an isolated tornado, large hail, and damaging wind gusts Tuesday afternoon and evening. → Read More

Could storms ruin your weekend plans?

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The first day of May could see a wrinkle in outdoor activities throughout north-central West Virginia Sunday. Almost the entire Mountain State could see some strong storms to kick off the new month. The majority of West Virginia is under a Level 1 Severe Storm risk Sunday which means that we could […] → Read More

Frost Advisory: When and how to protect your plants

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – For those who thought we were done with Winter, I hope you didn’t put away your jackets just yet. A Frost Advisory has been issued for the lowlands, foothills, and some of the mountains in north-central West Virginia Wednesday morning. Stay up to date on the latest weather alerts: Subscribe to our […] → Read More

Jack Frost has one more hurrah in West Virginia

Hold off on planting and the gardens for at least one more week as morning low temperatures are about to get frozen in the Mountain State. → Read More

Restaurant Road Trip: Paco’s Tacos

Paco’s Tacos all started with a roadside taco stand back in 2013. → Read More