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Wednesday Weather : Wintergreen, The BRP, & Nelson County, VA : Partly Sunny & Seasonal

[ 0 ] August 29, 2007 |

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Weathercast by Tommy Stafford, Nelson County Life Magazine
NEW! AUDIO VERSION OF TODAY’S FORECAST

Photography by Christina Kline
Nelson County Life Magazine – Copyright 2007
Scenes from the Blue Ridge featured in upcoming TWNF Photography display 9-1-07
Wintergreen, Virginia

snow on the mountain

Find out more information about Christina’s upcoming photography reception and show at The Wintergreen Nature Foundation September 1st. Click here for more info. See you there!

Don’t get alarmed by today’s weather picture! We didn’t have a blizzard last night on the mountain. It’s just one of the winter scenes you’ll see this weekend at Christina Kline’s show. But it does make you think of the colder days ahead. Hard to believe summer is just about done.

Tuesday was pretty much a sunny day. We started off with some cloudiness early. By afternoon we saw more sun than clouds. Some widely isolated thunderstorms even popped up a couple hours before dark but the majority of the activity stayed west of the BRP and fizzled out after daylight. We’re headed into a pretty quiet period weather wise over the next 5-7 days. There’s a slight chance of a thunderstorm on Thursday as a front moves through, but not much. After that it looks very nice for the upcoming Labor Day weekend.

The numbers as of 11:59 PM EDT Tuesday night

*NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine : Greenfield / Afton
Tues High: 88.9° @ 4:25 PM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Devil’s Knob
Tues High: 73.9° @ 5:21 PM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Winery @ the foot of Wintergreen Mountain in Beech Grove
Tues High: 91.2° @ 4:58 PM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Delfosse Vineyard & Winery near Hickory Creek : Faber
Tues High: N/A ° @ 0:00 PM – {STATION OFFLINE}
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Tiger Fuel – Lovingston
Tues High: 89.4° @ 4:34 PM
0.00″ of rain

*Covesville Store : Covesville
Tues High: 87.2° @ 4:18 PM
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Mini Tara Vineyards – Arrington
Tues High: N/A° @ 0:00 PM
0.00″ of rain

*Alternate: Non NCL site : Warminster-Wingina
Tues High: 88.4° @ 3:02 PM
0.00″ of rain

High pressure controls our weather today. We’ll see morning clouds early breaking out into partly sunny skies for the remainder of the day.
Current-Sat Surface Map

The National Forecast Map shows high pressure moving east toward the coast giving us a more southerly flow and a bit more humidity.
Today’s Forecast Map

Local forecast
*Wednesday Partly sunny & seasonal.
*High temps in Martin’s Store, Arrington & Rockfish Gap around 86°
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Montebello, Wintergreen, Three Ridges, Devil’s Knob, and Love, Partly sunny and mild.
Highs top out around 80°
Winds SSE 4-8 MPH

*Tonight Partly cloudy
*Lows valley around 64°
*On the mountains overnight low near 62°
*Winds: SSW 3-5 MPH

Thursday partly cloudy with a slight chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening across 20% of the area.
*Highs valley around 90°
*On the mountains around 79°
Winds: WSW-5 MPH
*Thursday night: Mostly cloudy with an isolated thunderstorm ending after midnight. Lows generally in the low 60’s valley – upper 50’s mountains
Winds: S shifting N after midnight 5-7 MPH

Looking ahead Friday, partly sunny with highs in the mid 80’s valley – 75-76 ° on the mountains. Lows upper 50’s mountains. to lower 60’s valley.

Labor Day weekend through Monday looks mostly sunny at this point with afternoon highs in the low & mid 80’s valley – slightly cooler mountains. Overnight lows 60’s valley low 50’s mountains by the weekend.

Whenever 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 Wednesday!

Know your Nelson.COM
-T-

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