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VDOT: Caution advised overnight in Shenandoah Valley

Motorists traveling tonight in the Shenandoah Valley should be alert for roads refreezing, and areas of frozen slush or ice.

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VDOT: Crews making progress on roads in Shenandoah Valley

Virginia Department of Transportation plow crews and contractors have made substantial progress in clearing Shenandoah Valley roadways.

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VDOT: Travel still hazardous in Shenandoah Valley

Road conditions in the Shenandoah Valley are steadily improving, thanks to Sunday sunshine and the continuous efforts of crews and VDOT contractors.


VDOT: Have patience as crews continue snow cleanup

Crews with VDOT have worked steadily overnight to remove up to 30 inches of snow from the interstates and primary highways of Central Virginia.

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Weather forces early tip for North Carolina at Virginia Tech

Due to continued weather conditions, the North Carolina at Virginia Tech game, originally scheduled for 6:30 pm on Sunday, January 24, will now tip at 3:00 pm.


Update on Waynesboro snow removal operations

The City of Waynesboro should complete all primary, secondary, and snow access routes by late Saturday evening.


VDOT: Public should refrain from all travel in Shenandoah Valley

VDOT is asking the public to refrain from all travel while plows continue to clear roads throughout the night and on Sunday.


Virginia continues round-the-clock response to Jonas

Virginia public safety officials continue to urge Virginians to stay off of the roads as the Commonwealth’s response to severe winter weather goes on.

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VDOT: Driving still treacherous in the Shenandoah Valley

Dangerous driving conditions persist in the Shenandoah Valley this afternoon, despite around-the-clock snow removal operations by VDOT and its contractors.

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Tips on prevening snow-related injury, illness

Now that Winter Storm Jonas has arrived, the Virginia Department of Health offers these tips for staying safe whether enjoying the snow or doing cleanup activities.


SBA urges businesses to prepare for severe weather

The U.S. Small Business Administration joined other federal and local government agencies across the country in reminding people to prepare for severe weather.

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VDOT: Stay off the roads in the Shenandoah Valley tonight

The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising that all travel throughout the Shenandoah Valley should be avoided tonight.


Jonas hits Virginia: Commonwealth responds

Winter Storm Jonas is here, and state transportation and public safety officials are continuing their aggressive, round-the clock effort to keep Virginians safe.

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Blue Ridge Parkway announces full closure

Due to the current winter storm, a full closure of the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway is in effect until further notice.

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VDOT is prepared for snow storm: Are you?

Weather forecasts predict a possible historic snowfall for the Shenandoah Valley region on Jan. 22-23. VDOT crews and contractors are prepared.

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George Mason moves basketball game to Friday

The George Mason basketball game scheduled for Saturday against Duquesne has been moved up to Friday due to the impending winter snow storm.

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Drivers offer winter driving tips in preparation for weekend storms

Winter weather is expected to hit many parts of Virginia and the East Coast this weekend, creating dangerous driving conditions for motorists.

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Staunton declares local emergency ahead of snow storm

In anticipation of the approaching, significant winter storm, Staunton’s city manager has declared a local emergency, effective at 5 p.m. today.

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Weather alters schedule for Virginia basketball this weekend

The Syracuse at Virginia game, originally scheduled for Saturday at noon has been moved to Sunday, January 24 at 7:00 pm.


Lynchburg District: Be alert to dangerous driving conditions

VDOT is prepared for the first major winter storm, which is forecast to bring over 2 feet of snow from some areas of the ten-county Lynchburg District.

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Latest: National Weather Service forecasting up to 30 inches of snow

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia beginning at 8 a.m. Friday.

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Dominion Virginia Power prepared for heavy snowfall, high winds

Dominion Virginia Power is prepared to respond to heavy snowfall and high winds forecast to move through Virginia and North Carolina beginning Friday.


Charlottesville emergency snow routes in effect as of 6 a.m. Friday

Due to anticipated snowfall, the City Manager has declared that snow emergency routes in the City of Charlottesville will be in effect as of 6 a.m. on Friday.


VDOT: All hands on deck for major snow storm in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation is fully engaged in preparations for the season’s first winter storm.

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Chris Graham: El Nino this blizzard back to the Stone Age

I’m aware that, technically, we’re about a month into winter, but December and the first week or so of January was an early spring.