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NBC Nightly News Follows 12-Year Veterans of the 127 Yard Sale

Tonight's "Nightly SNAPSHOT" on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt focused on this year's 127 Yard Sale. They followed 12-year veterans of The World's Longest Yard Sale, Delilah Snell and Gustavo Arellano, as they traveled the route for their annual 127 Yard Sale trip.

"Nearly every item in this couple’s home was purchased at The World’s Longest Yard Sale..."

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Weather Forecast 2018

Your 2018 forecast for all 4-days of this year's 127 Yard Sale is here.

Temperatures

Hurray! There are currently no temperatures forecasted to reach into the 90s on the entire 127 Yard Sale route Thursday-Sunday this year. However, Gadsden, AL will get close on Sunday climbing up to 89. Every city shown on the forecast map will start out cooler on Thursday and gradually increase throughout the weekend with the warmest temps expected on Sunday. Be sure to drink plenty of water!

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A Preserved Victorian Utopia Welcomes The World's Longest Yard Sale Visitors

Many years ago, a local resident and the author of this blog post (and current employee of Historic Rugby, Inc.) both found their way to the charming village of Rugby, Tennessee from a signpost along the 127 Yard Sale near Jamestown, Tennessee. Here you, too, will find a virtual modern-day, but historic, oasis—a Victorian Shangri-La, if you will—offering meals, lodging, hiking, and an infusion of history. If you've shopped until you're ready to drop or are wary of the hustle and bustle along the 127 Yard Sale route, come and visit us for a spell.

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Road Construction in Signal Mountain, TN

Road Closures - 127 Yard Sale

What You Need to Know

About 260 feet of one lane of U.S. 127 (Signal Mountain Boulevard) in Signal Moutain, TN will be closed during the 127 Yard Sale this year. The other lane will be open. The area that will be closed is not where vendors typically set up so it will not impact them. However, it will certainly slow down traffic more than usual.

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Weather Forecast 2017

Here's your 2017 full 4-day weather forecast for this year's 127 Yard Sale.

Temperatures: Good news! The forecast doesn't call for any highs in the 90s! Believe it or not, we will see highs in the 60s and 70s in northern Ohio and Michigan. Overall it looks to be much cooler than last year.

Rain: Looks like the highest chance for rain will be Friday for the entire route. We always get some rain during the 127 Yard Sale so don't worry too much. Vendors expect some rain and may shut temporarily, but they reopen as soon as they can after the rain stops. 

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