Morning Coffee Report 8-6-19

Weather

Wake up to 70 degrees at 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning. There will be some morning fog ending around 11 a.m. so use caution when driving.

By 9 a.m. the temperature will rise to 77 and by noon 85.

There is a very minimal chance of rain in the afternoon but the sky will remain partly sunny. The temperature will reach 88 by 2 p.m. and top out at 89 by 4 p.m.

By 8 p.m. the temperature will fall to 81 and eventually reach 76 by midnight.

Overnight temperatures will only drop a few degrees. Wake up to 73 by 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

EVENTS: Today law enforcement agencies all over the country will be coming together for National Night Out, an event designed to help law enforcement connect with their communities and just have some fun.

August 6:

Colonial Beach Police Department will hold their National Night Out Celebration at the Colonial Beach Fire Department located at 312 Colonial Ave from 6 to 8 p.m.

Come out and enjoy fun and games with local law enforcement.

Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office is proudly hosting the 2019 National Night Out on August 6, 2019 (5PM – 8PM) at Stan’s Skateland in Montross.

National Night Out is an annual event that promotes law enforcement – community partnerships and neighborhood togetherness.

For further information, flyer is below. Please make plans to attend. Hope to see you there!!

Westco 2019 National Night Out

King George County Sheriff’s Department will hold their National Night Out on August 6th from 5pm – 8pm at the King George High School!

Come out for a night to promote crime prevention and meet local deputies, 911 operators, firefighters, and emergency medical staff! K-9, Special Response Team, and Fire Rescue demonstrations! Child Fingerprinting! Food! Music! Informational booths! This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

August 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM – 11 AM

9th Annual Dog Day of August

Annual Dog Day of August in Colonial Beach is held each year as a memorial to Sharon Smith, who founded the event in 2011. Join us for fun, amateur games including tricks, mini-agility, find the bone, frisbee or tennis ball retrieval, water retrieval, and our famous pet parade with multiple awards including biggest, smallest, oldest, youngest, best 6 legs, best costume, and more! This is the largest and longest running annual dog event in the Colonial Beach Area Visit CBVA Colonial Beach Virginia. All dog-friendly and people-friendly dogs, and their people, are welcome. Spectators are welcome, too!

The 9th Annual Dog Day of August (2019) will hosted by Colonial Beach Rivah Dogs, CBYC – Colonial Beach Yacht Center (Robin Schick), Colonial Beach Outfitters (Karen & Doug Grisevich), Coldwell Banker Elite (Relda Schick), RMS Design (Robin Schick), and Ask Dr. Caryn (Caryn Self-Sullivan). Music by Hard To Tell, Rockabilly & Blues band.

Signup to help with the event here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b044ca9a92ba6fb6-9thannual

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Traffic:

VDOT HOT SPOTS August 4-10

PAVING, SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE NEXT WEEK ON ROUTE 206.

Travelers can expect daytime delays next week on Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) between Route 301 and Route 644 (Potts Lane) in King George County for a combined paving and safety project.

Route 206 will be reduced to a single lane at the following dates, times and location:

Between Route 644 (Potts Lane) and Route 301

Monday, Aug. 5 – Friday, Aug. 9

  • 9 a.m. 9 p.m.

Crews will direct one-way, alternating traffic through the work zone.

Project Background

A combined safety and paving project in King George began on Wednesday, July 10 to deliver a smoother travel surface on several high-volume roads, and reduce the risk of crashes at spot locations by adding centerline rumble strips and widening the road shoulders.

Throughout the project, work is scheduled to occur on Route 3, Route 206 (Dahlgren Road), Route 218 (Caledon Road), Route 614 (Potomac Drive), Route 624 (Owens Drive) and Route 1150 (Commerce Drive). Lee Hy Paving Corp. is the contactor for this project, which has an estimated total cost of $5 million.

Crews are working along one route at a time. This ensures that alternate primary routes will remain open to drivers who wish to avoid the work zone.

Message boards are being posted in advance to notify motorists of the work locations, dates and times. Boards will be moved as crews progress from one route to the next.

News:

Planning Commission News, Victoria Luna Hits The Ground Running

 

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