Category Archives: Weather & Notifications

Severe Weather Protocol

In Case of Severe Weather With freezing rain on the immediate horizon, we want to remind you to stay warm and safe. (This is a repeat of part of a previous post). Even our indoor temperatures can be unpredictable. If you are in … Continue reading

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Friday and Saturday Lab Closed due to Blizzard Watch

At the James Lee Community Center, the almost inch of snow is now melting. With predictions for a Blizzard starting early Friday and calling for sleet, high winds, dipping temperatures and anywhere from 18 to 30 inches of heavy snowfall around … Continue reading

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Winter Weather

The field crew is still inside doing lab work and writing up reports. Now they have the added benefit of avoiding some of the cold. However, our indoor temperature is currently still not very warm. If you are volunteering at the … Continue reading

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Still winter…

So the new site looks a bit different earlier this week.  The weather forecast was a dusting of snow…but it turned into a bit more, and so innovative thinking was made.  A tarp for a tent to keep the paperwork … Continue reading

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Dangerously Cold!!

So I suppose when the weather report has wind chills in the teens or below, and there is still snow on the ground…the full water freezes even in the sun.  

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Enjoying the sun

We have finished excavations (for now) down by the Occoquan River, and are just starting units at the Enyedi Property on the north side of the park.  This property is just outside the 1753 Colchester town plat, but not everyone … Continue reading

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MAACs: CART Lab & Field closed next week!

The Middle Atalantic Archaeology Conference is next week March 7 – 10. We encourage you to go as the papers are interesting and vary in topic. Due to many of the staff attending the conference and some giving their own papers, … Continue reading

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