Photography by Tommy Stafford
Nelson County Life Magazine – Copyright 2007
Painting the sign @ Garden Trade
Route 29 and 6 intersection
If you’ve driven by the intersection of Route 6 and U.S. 29 then you have no doubt noticed the old Walton’s Mountain Country Store sign disappearing as the new Garden Trade sign takes it’s place. Last week the painter was up in the hot sun making progress.
Half of the weekend turned out great with perfect weather by Sunday. Temperatures were 10-15 degrees cooler than last week and the air felt much drier. Saturday was a mostly cloudy day until late in the evening with some sun working in just before dark. Sunday’s high here at NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine in Greenfield was a pleasant 85 degrees with humidities in the upper 30 and low 40% range all day making it feel really comfortable.
While we are on it, for the month of June we recorded 2.04″ of rain. Our high for June was 98 degrees on the 8th of the month. The lowest daytime high for the month was 65 degrees on the 14th. The lowest nighttime reading was a chilly 49 degrees on the 7th. You can look at all of the archive data from our NCL-Greenfield station in the month of June by clicking here.
On the current surface map northern high pressure will control our weather bringing pleasant temperatures once again and a light northerly wind on Monday.
Current-Sat Surface Map
On the National Forecast Map, the high pressure area situated over the Great Lakes region will slowly move easterly but continue to influence our weather over the next 48 hours.
Today’s Forecast Map
*Today Patchy fog in the early morning then sunny and pleasant.
*High temps in Faber, Tyro, and Colleen around 80 degrees.
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Wintergreen, Humpback Rocks, Devil’s Knob, and Montebello, Mostly sunny and mild. Highs top out around 70 degrees. Winds N 5-10 MPH.
*Tonight Mostly clear and cool.
*Lows valley 55 degrees.
*On the mountains overnight mild, lows of about 48.
*Winds East around 5 MPH becoming more southerly after midnight. (This factors into our extended forecast)
*In the extended outlook
Tuesday Partly sunny with humidity slowly increasing due to those southerly winds. High 84 valley – around 79 on mountains.
Winds: S 5-10
4th of July Warmer partly to mostly cloudy with scattered afternoon thunderstorms returning and humidity levels increasing again making it feel sticky again. Highs near 90 valley – near 82 mountains. Overnight lows generally in the low & mid 60’s, upper 50’s mountains.
The remainder of the week looks generally the same with afternoon thunderstorms hanging around and muggy conditions until the end of the week. Temps generally in the upper 80’s for daytime highs.
Remember when severe weather or news breaks out, come here. We’ll have all of the latest watches, warnings, and coverage affecting Nelson County, Wintergreen, and nearby counties.
Have a great Monday!
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