Monday Weather : Wintergreen, BRP, Nelson County, VA : Mostly Cloudy : Milder : Updated Mon AM

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Photography by Christina Kline
Mountain Photographer
Nelson County Life Magazine : © 2007
First Snow of The Season
Wintergreen Mountain, Virginia

snowman

Updated : 8:00 AM EST for decreasing clouds. Look for more sun to peek through as the day wears on. Morning clouds and fog will begin to dissipate allowing more sun.

Well, it’s official. The first snowfall of the season hit over the weekend upon the mountains at places like Wintergreen Resort and Devil’s Knob. Our NCL Mountain Photographer, Christina Kline grabbed the photo above along with several other great ones you can see by clicking here. Late Friday night the light rain turned to snow in the higher elevations. Though not enough to create any problems, most areas above 2000 feet saw at least a couple of inches of snow. Don’t look for any snow over the next several days, temperatures will be on the rise as milder winds blow in.

Before we get off into the weather, several things were going on this weekend that you can check out on the left hand side of your screen under Recent Posts including the happy ending to a search for a missing 8 year old boy over the weekend at Wintergreen, Cardinal Point’s Annual Oyster Roast, The Rockfish Valley Community Center’s Elegant Evening of Jazz, and Nelson Middle School’s production of School House Rock. Be sure to check them all out!

As mentioned off the top, we’re headed into milder weather over the next 2-3 days, even nearing 70° degrees by tomorrow. We had some scattered light showers overnight thanks to a warm front that scooted through. So look for much milder weather before we head back into more seasonal temps behind a cold front Wednesday. The end of the week looks seasonal and cooler with temps back in the 50’s for daytime highs.

Maps provided by: www.accuweather.com

The national current surface map shows a warm front in the area with a weak cold front west moving through.

Over the next several hours the front works east and eventually falls apart. The next weather maker, a stronger cold front is to our west. It promises chances for rain by Wednesday.

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: 56.8°
This morning’s low: 40.1°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation : Devil’s Knob, VA
Sunday High: 45.5°
This morning’s low: 40.5°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Wintergreen Winery @ the foot of Wintergreen Mountain in Beech Grove, VA
Sunday High: 56.1°
This morning’s low: 45.0°
0.00″ of rain

NCL-Hatcreek Farm on Horseshoe Mountain : Roseland, VA
Sunday High: 55.8°
This morning’s low: 37.6°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Delfossee Winery & Vineyard : Faber, Va
Sunday High: 56.8°
This morning’s low: 39.6°
0.00″ of rain

*NCL-Tiger Fuel : Lovingston, VA
Sunday High: 54.9°
This morning’s low: 39.4°
0.00″ of rain

*Covesville Store : Covesville, VA
Sunday High: 55.0°
This morning’s low: 43.8°
0.00″ of rain

Your local forecast including: Wintergreen, Lovingston & Arrington

*Today Mostly cloudy with a lingering morning shower. Milder.
*Valley : High temps around 60°
*On the mountains above 2000 feet along the BRP, Montebello, Wintergreen, Devil’s Knob, and Love. Mostly cloudy, AM lingering shower, then milder.
Highs around 54°
Winds: SW 5-10 MPH

*Tonight Continued mostly cloudy.
*Lows valley near: 47°
*On the mountains: around 47°
*Winds: SW 5-10 MPH

Tomorrow Partly sunny & warmer.
* Valley: 70°
*On the mountains – near 58° Partly cloudy and milder.
Winds: S-5 MPH

*Tomorrow night: Mostly cloudy with sprinkles, mild – Low 48° valley – around 50° mountains.
Winds: SW 3-5 MPH

Looking ahead Chances for rain showers in the forecast by Wednesday afternoon – Daytime highs mid 60’s valley – on the mountains upper 50’s – Overnight lows – mid 40’s valley to upper 30° mountains.

The rest of the week look for partly to mostly sunny skies with temps back in the mid 50’s for daytime highs valley and mid 40’s mountains. Overnigh lows mid 30’s valley and upper 20’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 Monday!

Know your Nelson.COM
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