Morning Coffee Report 6-7-19

Weather

Wake up to 69 degrees at 6 a.m.

The morning will start with intermittent clouds and the temperature will rise through the 70’s reaching 73 by 10 a.m. 78 by 1 p.m. and reach a high of 81 by 4 p.m.

An afternoon shower is predicted for 5 p.m. but hopefully will clear out in time for the Firemens Parade.

The temperature will be 77 at 7 p.m. and humidity will be high so bring plenty of water and earplugs for the parade.

By 9 p.m. temperatures will drop to 73 and 70 by midnight.

Overnight temperatures will be in the mid 60’s. Wake up to 65 at 6 a.m.

EVENTS:

This week the Potomac River Festival kicks off the summer. By Wednesday the Carnival will be set up and usually offers family discounts for Wednesday.

Friday June 7, at 7:30 p.m. the Firemens parade will begin. Stake out a good spot along Colonial Ave or Washington Ave to get a good seat. The fire department will sound the fire station siren approximately 5 minutes before the parade begins. The route begins on Colonial Ave at the intersection of Jackson Street heading towards the river. The parade will turn right at Washington and proceed to Boundary Street and circle back to the Town Hill.

After the parade, stick around for music, beauty pageants and other activities on Town Hill before the awards are presented. Be sure to bring ear plugs for the parade and don’t miss all the visiting fire companies leaving after the awards are given.

This parade WILL be loud. It is often heard across the river in Maryland!

Here’s a taste of the parade from 2011 from our original news site cbfreepress. Colonial Beach Fireman’s Parade 2011 Part V

The Grand Parade is on Saturday at Noon and fireworks at 9 p.m. shot off the municipal pier.

PSA:

Third quarter water and sewer bills will be coming out soon.

*Don’t forget to check your inspection stickers and take note of when your license plates are due for renewal.

Traffic:

VDOT HOT SPOTS June 2-8

Caroline County/King George County Work Zone

Route 301 at Rappahannock River (James Madison Bridge)

Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on Route 301 northbound and southbound near the James Madison Bridge over the Rappahannock River for a bridge maintenance project. Expect brief delays on the bridge and at the bridge approaches.

News:

(New) Black Bears Spotted In King George

Planning Commission Says Goodbye To Robin Schick (Patron Exclusive)

James Briggs New Town Planner (Patron Exclusive)

Coleman Camping Chair|Tailgating Chair with Cooler|Beach Chair with Cooler|Portable Quad Chair with a 4-can cooler for tailgating, camping, and the Outdoors

 

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