Morning Coffee Report 2-23-19

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WEATHER FORECAST:

Sunday morning wake up to 42 degrees at 6 a.m. and rain. (Surprise, Surprise, NOT)

The National Weather Service is telling us the rain will diminish after 12 noon. But we don’t want to jinx it!

Here’s what they have to say: “Rain, mainly before 10am. High near 65. Breezy, with a southwest wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.” (Mind you that 80% must be before noon)

Temperatures will rise to 55 by noon and 64 by 3 p.m. However it will be windy. (Good time to take a rake to those left over leaves and maybe blow them down the road? Just be sure your neighbors don’t catch you.) That was a joke, don’t actually do that. Please. I’m serious. Don’t do it.

Sunday Night look for clearing skies (fingers crossed) with temps falling fast. It will be 57 degrees by 6 p.m., dropping to 44 by midnight. West wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Monday will be sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. (Break out those kites and head to the beach, if you have the day off)

PSA:

NOTE: I’m not sure if Bob’s found those actors so I’m leaving this here for now.

Call for Actors in Colonial Beach

Call for Actors in Colonial Beach from Bob Christiansen!
MEN: HERE IS YOUR CHANCE TO STAR ON STAGE!
COLONIAL BEACH PLAYHOUSE has three fairly small roles available for men. They are needed for our April play “SEVEN KEYS TO BALDPATE”. Join a cast of 11, already in rehearsal.
The roles are as follows:

  • Thomas Hayden, a millionaire industrialist, executive type, over 50.
  • Jiggs Kennedy, Chief of Police of Asquewan Falls, over 40.
  • A Cop, and Owner of the Baldpate Inn (25 to 45). (Both played by the same actor.)

If interested, contact us at cbpaa.info@gmail.com or call/text us at 804-214-0517.

COMMUTER TRAFFIC

VDOT HOT SPOTS FOR February 24 to March 2

Highlights:

Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4 a.m. Crews will be working at the following intersections to install flashing yellow arrows on the existing traffic signals to help drivers turn left safely against oncoming traffic. Be alert to a flagging crew in the work zone to direct drivers through the intersection. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. Expect brief delays.

King George County

  • Route 3 at Fletchers Chapel Road
  • Route 3 at Barbara’s Way/Madison Drive
  • Route 3 at Route 607 (Port Conway Road)

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Construction began on the Interstate 95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project in August 2018 and will be completed in May 2022.

VDOT is building three new southbound lanes on I-95 from just north of Exit 133 in Stafford to just south of Exit 130 in the City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County.

Weather permitting, overnight lane closures are scheduled for Route 17 at the following dates and times to allow crews to prepare for this work zone, and to shift traffic into the new pattern: Sunday, Feb. 24 – Tuesday, Feb. 26 (ending early Wednesday, Feb. 27)

Click on the link below to view a map of the construction zone and get all the details.

 

NEW WORK ZONE PATTERN BEGINS SUNDAY NIGHT AT ROUTE 17 AND I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY

 

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