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Tuesday Weather : Wintergreen, BRP & Nelson County, VA : Continued Sunny & Mild : Warmer Mid-Week

REFRESH Nelson County Life Magazine HERE for the latest updates: [1]

Weathercast by Tommy Stafford, Nelson County Life Magazine

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Quick update 8:58 AM : 9-18-07 Scattered clouds on the east side of the BRP will slowly dissipate this morning giving way to sunny skies. Local satellite shows [2]a small area of clouds banked up on the eastern side of the Blue Ridge.

Photography by Tommy Stafford
NelsonCountyLife.com : Copyright 2007
Nelson Farmers Market
Nellysford, Virginia

Farmers Market 9-15-07 [3]
A scene from this past weekend’s Farmers’ Market in Nellysford. Above Jim & Linda Staton along with Jim Davey provided music at the market. If you haven’t been out yet this year, make it a point to go next Saturday. It runs every Saturday morning through Mid-October.

Monday was another beautiful day across Nelson County. Though we started out chilly, you could even say cold, the heater finally got plugged in by noon and we reached the lower 70’s at locations in the valley. We had lunch on the deck at Stoney Creek Bar & Grill with DOC the famous radio sportscaster. It was absolutely gorgeous! With high pressure in charge of our weather what you saw on Monday is pretty much the rule for the remainder of the week. There is a chance for cloudiness to back in here from the east on Wednesday, but I don’t have much faith in that at the moment. Regardless, temperatures will be warming up starting today through the coming weekend.

Tropical Storm Ingrid that we’ve been talking about for the past week has finally weakened to the state it’s no longer considered a tropical cyclone. It’s still a disturbance, but not much more. If it reemerges over the coming days we’ll keep you posted.

And for those of you keeping score at home, The numbers as of 11:59 PM EDT last night
Morning low temps from previous night are generally posted by 9:00 AM

*NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine : Greenfield / Afton, VA [4]
Monday High: 72.7° @ 4:15 PM
Low this morning: 43.2°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Devil’s Knob, VA [5]
Monday High: 64.0° @ 12:44 AM
Low this morning: 45.5 °
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Winery @ the foot of Wintergreen Mountain in Beech Grove, VA [6]
Monday High: 73.8° @ 3:43 PM
Low this morning: 45.0°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Delfosse Vineyard & Winery along Hickory Creek : Faber, VA [7]
Monday High: 73.8° @ 3:43 PM
Low this morning: N/A°
0.00″ of rain

*Covesville Store : Covesville, VA [8]
Monday High: 70.5° @ 4:02 PM
Low this morning: 50.7 °
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Tiger Fuel – Lovingston, VA [9]
Monday High: 73.8° @ 4:41 PM
Low this morning: 49.5°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Mini Tara Vineyards : Arrington, VA [10]
Monday High: 73.8° @ 5:00 PM
Low this morning: N/A° @ AM
0.00″ of rain

*Non-NCL Station @ Crozet, VA [11]
Monday High: 68.7° @ 4:09 PM
Low this morning: 49.2°
0.00″ of rain

The National Forecast Map shows high pressure remaining in control providing beautiful skies with pleasant temperatures. The next several days look dry and seasonal.
Today’s Forecast Map

Local forecast
*Tuesday Mostly sunny and pleasant.
*High temps in Nellysford, Holymead, & Avon 74°
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Montebello, Wintergreen, Devil’s Knob, and Love, Mostly sunny and cool.
Highs top out around 67°
Winds: NE 2-4 MPH

*Tonight Clear and cool.
*Lows valley around 45°
*On the mountains overnight low near 43°
*Winds: ENE Light

Wednesday Continued mostly sunny & warmer.
*Highs valley around 79°
*On the mountains around 73°
Winds: E 3-5 MPH
*Wednesday night: Partly cloudy and not as cool – Lows generally low & mid 50’s valley – around 50 mountains.
Winds: Light northerly

The remainder of the week Looks generally sunny each day, though we’ll still be watching mid-week for some possible clouds slipping in from the east. Daytime highs in the valley near 80 – on the mountains low and mid 70’s – Overnight lows 50’s valley and upper 40’s to lower 50’s mountains.

Whenever or wherever severe weather or news breaks out, we’ll have the latest watches, warnings, and coverage affecting Nelson County, Wintergreen, and nearby counties.

Have a great Tuesday!

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