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Photography by Paul Purpura
Nelson County Life Magazine : Copyright 2007
Opening night of Wintergreen Performing Arts
Wintergreen Mountain, Virginia
Wednesday was another muggy day across Nelson County. But many folks saw much needed rain, though amounts were not as impressive as some seen on Tuesday. With cloud cover, temps didn’t climb as high either, but with the humidity it was still pretty nasty outdoors. A cold front that’s moved through is bringing in drier air.
The spotty rain and muggy temps didn’t put a damper on the opening night of Wintergreen Performing Arts. After a long day, our NCL photographer, Paul Purpura spent the evening getting shots at the the opening gala. This is going to be a fantastic season for WPA. You can see more of what Paul shot last night by clicking here.
Wednesday’s high temp readings & precip
*NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine – Greenfield
Wed high: 86.9 degrees @ 11:15 AM
0.16″ of rain
*NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation – Devil’s Knob @ 3500 feet
Wed High: 72.0 degrees @ 12:01 PM
0.12″ of rain
*NCL-Tiger Fuel – Lovingston
Wed high 85.3 @ 1:03 PM
0.00″ of rain
**NCL-Delfosse Winery & Vineyard – Hickory Creek near Faber
Wed high 84.9 @ 2:07 PM
0.00″ of rain
The current surface map shows a cold front to our east taking showers with it.
Current-Sat Surface Map
The National Forecast Map, shows high pressure taking control for the next 12-24 hours. Another front brings chances for showers and storms Friday afternoon.
Today’s Forecast Map
*Today Becoming mostly sunny and less humid.
*High temps in Beech Grove, Lovingston, and Hickory Creek 86 degrees.
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Wintergreen, Three Ridges, Devil’s Knob, and Love, Mostly sunny & mild.
Highs top out around 75 degrees. Winds NW 5-10 MPH.
*Tonight Clear & pleasant early, increasing clouds late night into Friday morning.
*Lows valley around 60 degrees.
*On the mountains overnight low of 59.
*Winds SW becoming NW after midnight @ 8-12 MPH.
*In the extended outlook
Friday Mostly cloudy with thundershowers developing in the afternoon over 30% of the area.
*High near 83 valley – 75 on mountains.
SaturdayPartly sunny and mild.
Highs around 85 valley – Mountains, Partly sunny & pleasant
High around 78. Overnight lows generally in the low & mid & 60’s valley. Around 60 mountains falling to the lower 50’s by Saturday morning.
Sunday partly cloudy with afternoon thunderstorms and high near 90 valley / around 83 mountains.
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 and cool Tuesday!!
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