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Monday Weather : Wintergreen & Nelson County, VA : Mild : Isolated T-Storm

[ 0 ] July 23, 2007 |

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Photography by Christina Kline
Nelson County Life Magazine : Copyright 2007
Sunset @ Stoney Creek
Nellysford, Virginia

Our Nelson Outdoors writer, Christina Kline, caught this ending to a great day along the course at Stoney Creek in the Valley. The weekend was about as perfect as it gets. Mild sunny days and cool nights, pleasant enough to leave the windows up.

Monday will continue to be mild with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms moving back in the forecast. By Tuesday humidity begins to increase across the area once again making it feel more like typical summer days vs those almost spring and fall days we had over the weekend. The remainder of the week has the threat of scattered thunderstorms each day with temperatures generally in the 80’s in the valley and 70’s mountains.

Here’s the numbers from Sunday:

*NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine – Greenfield
Sun High: 84.9 degrees @ 6:07 PM
Mon : AM Low: 52.7 degrees @ 6:07 AM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Delfossee Winery & Vineyard near Hickory Creek : Faber
Sun High: 84.0 degrees @ 5:05 PM
Mon : AM Low: 59.7 degrees @ 6:18 AM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Winery at the foot of Wintergreen Mountain
Sun High: 84.7 degrees @ 2:30 PM
Mon : AM Low: N/A degrees @ 0:00 AM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation @ Devil’s Knob
Sun High: 68.2 degrees @ 5:48 PM
Mon : AM Low: 53.8 degrees @ 6:14 AM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Tiger Fuel – Lovingston
Sun High: 84.4 degrees @ 3:56 PM
Mon : AM Low: 55.9 degrees @ 6:28 AM
0.00″ of rain

The current surface map shows a high pressure area over the Northeast U.S. this morning that will bring light NE winds into our area for most of Monday.
Current-Sat Surface Map

The National Forecast Map, shows a couple of additional areas of high pressure over the area later in the day, with a weak low pressure trough across Virginia area. This will provide the area with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon, with best chances south and west of Nelson County.
Today’s Forecast Map

Local forecast
*Monday Partly sunny and mild with NE winds.
*High temps in Stoney Creek, Lovingston, and Taylor’s Creek 84 degrees.
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Wintergreen, Three Ridges, Devil’s Knob, and Love, Partly sunny and mild.
Highs top out around 72 degrees.
Winds NE 5-10 MPH

*Monday night Partly cloudy & mild, any thunderstorms ending after dark.
*Lows valley around 54 degrees.
*On the mountains overnight low of 52.
*Winds N-5 MPH becoming southerly by Tuesday morning.

*Tuesday Partly sunny with scattered afternoon thunderstorms across 30% of the area.
*High 86 degrees.
*On the mountains Partly sunny scattered afternoon thunderstorms.
Highs top out around 75 degrees.
Winds S-5 MPH

Remainder of the week. Chances for afternoon thunderstorms remain in the forecast for the reminder of the week. No particular day will be a complete washout, but each afternoon brings chances for showers. Chances are better Wed through Friday.

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!

Know your Nelson
-T-

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