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Good mornin’ from the ‘extra large’ girl as they describe me here at RAWL. I weigh in at about 72 pounds. The RAWL staff thinks I could be a Brindle Mountain Cur, though they were told I’m a Boxer/Mastiff mix. Brindle Mountain Curs originated in the Appalachians back in pioneer days. Well, n…

Mark your calendar! In a little over a month — on May 1 — Rappahannock, Culpeper, Fauquier, and Madison nonprofits participating in Give Local Piedmont, sponsored by the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, could see their coffers increase by thousands of dollars. This is the fifth year t…

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Rappahannock Weather

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  • UV Index: 2 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:25:21 AM
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Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 44F. Winds light and variable.


Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later at night. Low around 30F. Winds light and variable.


Cloudy skies with periods of light rain later in the day. High 43F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.