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It was so hot in Rappahannock County this past weekend that one farmer claimed eggs were frying inside her chickens. While we cannot prove that oddity as fact we can confirm it was exceedingly hot — scorching is a better word — as reflected by this cleverly worded sign outside the Sperryvill…

Between the many (and, in many cases, mini) storms hereabouts over the last week, it’s been a good spell for cloudspotting — for instance, according to one frequent spotter, these cumulus clouds over a field of wildflowers along Fletchers Mill Road in Sperryville, some of which might be head…

Paul Shumate, who lives on Fodderstack Road not far from Washington, sent in these photos he took Sunday of the three-acre lake he and his wife Randi have either owned or known intimately for close to 45 years — and on which they’d never before seen anything like the three-dozen ice circles …

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Rappahannock Weather

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78°
Partly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 82%
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  • Wind: 3 mph
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 06:25 AM
  • Sunset: 08:08:47 PM

Today

Isolated thunderstorms early, then mainly cloudy overnight with thunderstorms likely. Low 69F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.

Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms early, then mainly cloudy overnight with thunderstorms likely. Low 69F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.

Tomorrow

Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. High 82F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%.