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Wintergreen, VA Weather : Tuesday : Cold Remainder of Week : Updated 1:22 PM EST

UPDATE Nelson County Life Magazine HERE [1]
Weathercast by Tommy Stafford, Nelson County Life Magazine

Updated 1:22 PM EST1.22.08
Winter Weather Advisory CANCELED

Updated 11:48 AM EST1.22.08
Light sleet is falling at Wintergreen and in the Rockfish Valley, amounts will be light and no great travel problems are expected.

Updated 10:35 AM EST 1.22.08
Light rain will move into the area later today. With temperatures above freezing now in the valley and mountains, expect ,mainly rain maybe mixing with a little sleet.

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Photography By Hayley Osborne
Nelson County Life Magazine ©2008
Long Weekend Skiing @ Wintergreen Resort
Nelson County, Virginia

Hayley Sliders 1.21.08 [2]

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Click the image above for the ski and slope conditions at Wintergreen Resort.

Monday’s High / Low at NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine in the Rockfish Valley [4] : 38° / 6°
Monday”s High at NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation on Devil’s Knob @ Wintergreen Mountain [5] : 24 / 3°

We continue with our look & listen to local Nelson music artists. This week we’ll be hearing tracks from lefty mandolin & guitarist, Jeff Vogelgesang [6]. Yep that would be Jan’s Smith’s [7] hubby. You heard Jan week before last right here. Be sure to check out Jeff’s info below and learn how you can have Jeff and Jan come play at your very own event! Stay tuned to hear today’s cut as we head out of weather.

Monday was a nice sunny day, but the heater never really got plugged in! Temps in the valley never made it out of the 30’s and on the mountains never above freezing. Speaking of, we do have a small issue going on with our Wintergreen Nature Foundation Station. We suspect there is a computer network issue at the foundation office preventing our data from getting to the internet. It is now working.

Tuesday brings a mix of wintry precipitation throughout the day as a front works into the area with moisture breaking out ahead of it. This system doesn’t look overly impressive, but with the extreme freeze we’ve recently had it won’t take much to create a few driving problems. We’ll probably start the day with some snow showers, with a change to freezing rain and sleet in the afternoon as temps warm slightly. We may see an entire change over to rain if the temps rise just enough. A Winter Weather Advisory [8] is in effect for most of the day Tuesday. CANCELED Look for most of the precipitation to come to an end by midnight Tuesday night with clearing skies moving in and a reinforcing shot of cold air by Wednesday.

We might see some scattered snow showers Thursday but nothing to write home over. The remainder of the week looks partly to mostly sunny, but temps continue to be cold. We begin to make it near 50° by Monday with another chance of rain beginning the night before.

Also be sure to check out any of the latest entries on our site by looking to your left under recent posts. We always have lots of neat stuff up there including recent news, restaurant specials, happenings at the local wineries and brewery, just to mention a few!

Regional Current Surface Map via wunderground [9]

Looking Ahead

And for those of you keeping score at home check the detailed numbers at any of our reporting NCL-Weathernet Stations for real up to the minute live weather data and detailed information including highs, lows, wind speeds, rainfall and much, much more, simply use the handy drop down menu on the upper left hand side of your screen.

Your Nelson County Life custom area forecast including: Schuyler, Tyro, Ennis Mountain & Lovingston

Tuesday: Cloudy. Light snow, sleet, & freezing rain possible / changing to rain by afternoon, ending after dark.
* Highs Valley: 36-39°
*On the mountains: 30-33°
*Winds: SW 5-10 MPH
*OVERNIGHT: Mostly cloudy evening with wintry mix ending. Lows valley: 24-27° : Mountains: 17-20° : Winds: W 5-10 MPH

Wednesday: Becoming mostly sunny by noon.
* Highs Valley: 40-43°
*On the mountains: 28-31°
*Winds: W-5 MPH
*OVERNIGHT: Mostly cloudy and cold. Lows valley: 17-20° : Mountains: 9-12° : Winds: NW-Light

In the extended period: Thursday, variably cloudy with highs mid 30’s° valley and lower 30’s mountains. Some light snow showers possible. Overnight lows, 10-15° valley and 5-10° mountains. The remainder of the week looks generally dry with valley highs in the upper 30’s to lower 40’s and mountains the low and mid 30’s. The weekend looks dry with temps mostly in the 30’s to near 40° for highs valley and mid 30’s mountains.

Temps warm to the upper 40’s by next Monday when rain enters the forecast the night before.

As promised Jeff Vogelgesang takes us out with, a medley cut from his On The Lam CD. These are called Cattle in the Can, Boys, My Money’s Gone & Come Hither to Go Yonder.

Have a great Monday everyone!
Know your Nelson.COM

Jeff Wedding Performances [10]
Want to have Jeff & Jan play at your special event, click on the image above to find out how!

See Jeff along with Jan playing on these upcoming dates: The Mark Addy [11] February 16th, 6:30 – 9:30 for dinner
Gravity Lounge in Charlottesville [12] on Sunday, Feb. 24

Jeff Cover [13]

Jeff Back Cover [14]
Today’s medley is, Cattle in the Can, Boys, My Money’s Gone & Come Hither to Go Yonder.
See more about Jeff and his music by clicking here and on his CD covers above. [15]