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Wingina Post Office
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Do you like saving money? Yea, me too! Ken and Yvonne Harris at a.m. Fog on the Nelson-Albemarle County Line in Afton make it easy for you, while you get quality garden products. Right now Ken tells me they have all annual plants in stock marked off by 25%. WOW! 25% (PAUSE) Now that’s some real money!
And the no spray cherries are ready! Yvonne says: “SWEET CHERRIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For about 3 weeks only, we started picking Sat 31st. Get them while they last! Completely NO SPRAY. This was a bumper crop and they have plenty!
And of course all the other Spinach, (we just planted ours from a.m. Fog) kale, brocoli, cabbage and veggie start, along with 6 kinds of lettuce and 26 types of heirloom tomatoes and sweet or HOT peppers are just some of what you’ll find at their new farm market right on Route 151. They even have pineapple and watermelons to boot!
Then there’s asparagus. Yvette loves it grilled with just a touch of olive oil, pepper and salt! Mmm, mm. Then there’s , meat, and fresh baked bread along with a so many other vegetables I can even list them all.
The beautiful new farm market is OPEN FOR BUSINESS NOW!
You can always visit them on the web at www.amfog.net or call ’em at 540-456-7100.
–WEDNESDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Nelson County Life Magazine in the Rockfish Valley : 88Â°/71Â° – RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 15.09″
–WEDNESDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Wintergreen Nature Foundation on Devil’s Knob @ Wintergreen Mountain : 76Â°/60Â° – RAIN 0.00″ – YTD: 21.58″
–WEDNESDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Hatcreek Farm on Horseshoe Mountain @ Roseland, VA : N/AÂ°/N/AÂ°– RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 20.57″
–WEDNESDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Tiger Fuel @ Lovingston, VA : 88Â°/66Â° – RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 9.07″
–WEDNESDAY’S High / Low at NCL-Delfosse Winery & Vineyard @ Faber, VA : 87Â°/70Â° – RAIN : 0.00″ – YTD: 8.42″
That’s the Wingina Post Office in today’s weather photo. That’s on Route 56 east of Shipman right at the Nelson / Buckingham County Line. It’s a neat place and if you haven’t ever been in there, go by and take a look. Mrs. Wood is the postmaster and what a really nice lady. I enjoyed chatting with her when were were in there just a few days ago.
Wednesday was an absolute delight compared to the several hot days before. We were a good 10 degrees cooler in every location for an afternoon high and the humidity was much less that it’s been over the past week. Most folks were able to give the air conditioner a rest and open the windows at night. Today will be a tad warmer, but nothing like those 100 degree readings of a few days ago.
By the time Friday arrives, chances for scattered afternoon & evening thunderstorms reenter the forecast, and temperatures will actually cool over the following several days, falling to the mid & upper 70’s for afternoon highs by the time we get to the first part of next week.
Regional Current Surface Map via wunderground
Looking 12-24 Hours Ahead
Your Nelson County Life custom area forecast including: Wingina, Gulleysville, Faber, and Covesville.
THURSDAY: Sunny & warm.
* Highs Valley: 87-90Â°
*On the mountains: 78-81Â°
*Winds: NE-5 MPH becoming SE in the afternoon
*OVERNIGHT: Partly cloudy. Lows valley: 64-67Â° : Mountains: 63-66Â° : Winds: S 5-10 MPH
FRIDAY: Partly sunny with scattered afternoon & evening thunderstorms.
* Highs Valley: 86-89Â°
*On the mountains: 77-80Â°
*Winds: S 5-10 MPH
*OVERNIGHT: Mostly cloudy & mild. Lows valley: 67-70Â° : Mountains: 64-67Â° : Winds: S 5-10 MPH
SAT: P/S PM T-storms 86/63
SUN : P/S 82/60
MON : P/S 83/60
TUE: M/S T-storm 78/57
WED: M/S 76/56
All mountain temperatures in the extended period roughly 10-15 degrees cooler than those listed in the valley.
Have a great Thursday everyone!