Richard Weaver, retiring weather observer at the Dale Enterprise Weather Station west of Harrisonburg, is no stranger to modern gadgets: “The first computer I had was a Timex. I had memory to add to it that was 16 ... whatevers.” (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Richard Weaver (seated) is retiring as the Dale Enterprise weather observer, handing over the reins to his neighbors, Scott and Jini Cook.
Scott and Jini Cook, neighbors of retiring weather observer Richard Weaver, will be taking over his duties at the Dale Enterprise Weather Station. “We’re constantly watching the weather because of sports,” says Scott Cook, an athletic trainer at JMU.
The window sign on the Dale Enterprise office tells the story.