Tuesday Weather : Wintergreen, BRP, & Nelson County, VA : Continued Sunny – Warmer

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REFRESH Nelson County Life Magazine HERE for the latest updates:

Weathercast by Tommy Stafford, Nelson County Life Magazine

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Photography by Hayley Osborne
For Nelson County Life Magazine : © 2007
Pumpkin Carving @ Wintergreen
Wintergreen Mountain, Virginia

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Above this past weekend, kids got the chance to carve their very own pumpkin at Wintergreen’s Annual Spook-Tacular event.

If there was any doubt that Fall would ever arrive, Sunday and Monday night took care of that. There were pretty good freezes both nights across the area with plenty of frost to go around. But the days have been great, perfect weather as we head toward Halloween tomorrow. Lots of Halloween events have been taking place like Wintergreen Resort’s Spook-Tacular. Our Hayley Osborne grabbed the shot above at one of the carving workshops. They had bat workshops, haunted houses, trick or treating, and the entire scary works!

Weatherwise no big changes over the next several days. We saw another pretty big frost this morning, but we won’t see that again, at least as widespread for several days, since temperatures will warm slightly. I can safely say the freeze Sunday night finished the growing season here in Greenfield. The basil is, uh, dead! Unfortunately after seeing some needed rain last week, there’s no real chances for it in the near future, 5-7 days.

We talked about Noel yesterday, today will be the last mention of him unless he does something unexpected and heads our way. All current forecasts show Noel heading out to sea away from the east coast. This late in the hurricane season seldom do hurricanes make landfall on the east coast. Only once in 100 years around 1899. By the way the predictions for an extremely active hurricane season never panned out. I have no faith in long range hurricane forecasts, nor should you! Ok enough editorial.

TS Noel, Here’s the latest tracking map of the location and where it’s headed.

The current national forecast map continues to show high pressure in firm control of our weather. That means clear skies with fair days and cool nights.

Out 48 hours high pressure is still in charge, though a cold front will work through mid-week slightly reinforcing the cool temps.

Regional Radar look via Wundergound.com

And for those of you keeping score at home the numbers as of 11:59 PM last night Low temperature readings from the night before are generally posted no later than 12 noon when there’s something to really look at.

Here’s a neat google map of all personal weather stations in the area, including all of the NCL ones.

*NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine : Greenfield / Afton, VA
Monday High: 62.2°
This morning’s low: 27.7°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Devil’s Knob, VA
Monday High: 53.8°
This morning’s low: 39.9°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Winery @ the foot of Wintergreen Mountain in Beech Grove, VA
Monday High: 61.9°
This morning’s low: 29.7°
0.00″ of rain

*NEW*NCL-Hatcreek Farm on Horseshoe Mountain : Roseland, VA
Monday High: 61.3°
This morning’s low: 31.8°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-DelFosse Vineyards & Winery : Near Hickory Creek : Faber, VA
Monday High: 60.3°
This morning’s low: N/A°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Tiger Fuel – Lovingston, VA
Monday High: 60.6°
This morning’s low: 30.4°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Mini Tara Vineyards : Arrington, VA
Monday High: 56.3°
This morning’s low: N/A°
0.00″ of rain

*Non-NCL reporting station: Warminster @ Wingina
Monday High: 59.8°
This morning’s low: N/A°
0.00″ of rain

Your local forecast including: Lovingston, Schuyler, & Beech Grove
*Today Morning frost, then sunny & Warmer
*Valley : High temps near 70°
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Montebello, Wintergreen, Devil’s Knob, and Love, Sunny & seasonal.
Highs around 60°
Winds: Light N in the morning becoming S 5-10 MPH by afternoon

*Tonight Clear & not as cold.
*Lows valley near: 36°
*On the mountains: near 40°
*Winds: S-5 MPH

Tomorrow Sunny and mild.
* Valley: 70°
*On the mountains – near 63°
Winds: S-5 MPH

*Tomorrow night: Clear & warmer – Lows near 46° valley – around 42° mountains.
Winds: SW-5 MPH

The rest of the week Generally sunny days and cool nights – Daytime highs generally 50’s & 60’s valley – on the mountains upper 50’s cooling to mid and low 50’s end of week – Overnight lows – generally upper 30’s valley & lower 30’s mountains by week’s end.

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!

Know your Nelson.COM
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