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Monday Weather : Wintergreen, BRP, Nelson County, VA : Mostly Sunny, showers, then colder

[ 0 ] November 5, 2007 |

REFRESH Nelson County Life Magazine HERE for the latest updates:

Weathercast by Tommy Stafford, Nelson County Life Magazine

AUDIO VERSION OF FORECAST (some users may need to click play button twice)

Photography by Tommy Stafford
Nelson County Life Magazine : © 2007
Opening Hunt @ Oak Ridge Estate
Arrington, Virginia

Hunt-2

The weekend was pretty typical for an early November Fall. Much of Sunday morning was cloudy and very cool, but perfect for the opening hunt of the Oak Ridge Fox Hunt Club seen in today’s weather photo above. The Fall air was just perfect for the hunt, that’s really just a chase! You can see more photos from Sunday’s event by clicking here.

Also want to remind everyone about this coming weekend’s Elegant Evening of Jazz at the Rockfish Valley Community Center, November 10th. This is an annual event and a really nice affair. Tickets are still on sale. You don’t want to miss this one, we’ve gone for the past three years in a row! Just click on the link above for all of the details.

Today will be the last, somewhat warm day, for the remainder of the week as a cold front is working toward us with the promise of light scattered showers tonight followed by windy conditions and colder weather later in the week. I can’t even rule out the snow word by the end of this week but that’s a long way off right now. We may see a mix of rain and snow by Friday, some folks in the mountains west of the BRP may even see a few flakes of snow on Tuesday as the front exits the area. Nothing to write home over, but proof we are headed toward the winter season.

The current national forecast map shows a cold front working through the area over the next 36 hours. Today will start out mostly sunny, but become increasingly more cloudy and breezy as the day wears on. Chances for showers increase into the night time hours lingering into Tuesday morning.
Map updates daily by 5:10 AM Eastern

Out 48 hours the cold front is just east of Nelson with much colder air spilling in with temps in the 20’s common at night. Also look for gusty northerly winds.

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.

*NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine : Greenfield / Afton, VA
Sunday High: 61.5°
This morning’s low: °
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Devil’s Knob, VA
Sunday High: 47.8°
This morning’s low: °
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Winery @ the foot of Wintergreen Mountain in Beech Grove, VA
Sunday High: 62.4°
This morning’s low: °
0.00″ of rain

*NEW*NCL-Hatcreek Farm on Horseshoe Mountain : Roseland, VA
Sunday High: 62.0° (estimated – temporarily offline)
This morning’s low: °
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Delfosse Vineyard & Winery : Faber, VA
Sunday High: 61.9°
This morning’s low: °
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Tiger Fuel : Lovingston, VA
Sunday High: N/A°
This morning’s low: °
0.00″ of rain

*Covesville Store : Covesville, VA
Sunday High: 58.2°
This morning’s low: °
0.00″ of rain

Your local forecast including: Arrington, Greenwood, & Beech Grove
*Today Partly sunny and mild early in the day, increasing clouds and SW winds late day.
*Valley : High temps near 65°
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Montebello, Wintergreen, Devil’s Knob, and Love, Partly sunny early increasing clouds late..
Highs around 52°
Winds: WSW 5-10 MPH early increasing 15-20 MPH late day into the evening.

*Tonight Mostly cloudy & breezy with 40% chance of scattered showers overnight.
*Lows valley near: 40°
*On the mountains: near 33°
*Winds: SW 10-20 MPH gusts to 25 MPH

Tomorrow Lingering morning shower, then partly cloudy by afternoon, cooler with temps falling in the afternoon.
* Valley: 55°
*On the mountains – near 44°
Winds: W 10-15 MPH with higher gusts

*Tomorrow night: Partly cloudy- Lows near 34° valley – around 29° mountains.
Winds: W 10-15 MPH becoming NW by morning

The remainder of the week looks generally sunny and cool – Daytime highs mostly low and mid 50’s valley – on the mountains low & mid 40’s – Overnight lows – low & mid 30’s valley & mid & upper 20’s mountains. There is a slight chance of showers and a snow / rain mix in the mountains by Friday night into Saturday.

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 Monday!

Know your Nelson.COM
-T-

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