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The season of dangerous roads is still here

The harshest of the winter months may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean Winter weather is entirely gone. We still have a few more weeks at least – six if you believe Punxsutawney Phil – during which we might experience cold temperatures, heavy winds, snow, or sleet.


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2017 U.S. spring forecast: Winter to linger in Northeast?

AccuWeather is predicting winter weather will linger into spring across much of the United States.


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Groundhog Day 2017: Meh, more winter

Punxsutawney Phil declared six more weeks of winter for the United States – a prognostication AccuWeather meteorologists largely agree with.


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AccuWeather: Will milder weather return, or will the polar vortex come into play?

AccuWeather reports following snow and cold in 49 states during the first 10 days of January, cold air will retreat in parts of the U.S.


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Winter storm to create messy travel along 1,200-mile swath of Central US

AccuWeather reports a storm will create dangerous travel conditions across a 1,200-mile swath of the Central U.S. into the weekend.


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Weakening polar vortex may yield longer, harsher winters in North America

AccuWeather reports longer, harsher winters may be in store for the portions of North America as the polar vortex continues to weaken and shifts.


Five beautiful home design ideas to try this winter

Winter is on its way—tis the season for hibernation and homely nights in. But is your home ready to become your winter haven?


Winter weather forecast: Frequent snow in Northeast, crop-damaging freeze in South

AccuWeather reports it will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S.


VDOT: Be careful on roads as winter makes one last pass

Spring may be just around the corner, but motorists are reminded to watch out for possible icy areas on roadways as precipitation and low temperatures are expected this weekend.


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Staunton to open downtown parking facilities in advance of snow storm

The City of Staunton will open all parking facilities at 5 p.m. today in preparation for Monday’s winter storm.


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Dinner Diva: Keeping hydrated in the winter

Is it just me, or is it easier to remember to drink your water in the summer?


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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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Creigh Deeds: Still talking judges? We can do better

I have once again sponsored a bill to create a merit based selection process for judges. The bill has not yet been heard.


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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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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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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.


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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.


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Snow coming: Virginia State Police urge you to drive to save lives

As the first of two forecasted snow storms makes its way across the Commonwealth Wednesday, Virginians are encouraged to plan ahead.


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Tips for dealing with frozen pipes

Freezing temperatures are here. While you’re thinking about keeping your animals and tender vegetation safe, you should also be making sure frozen pipes won’t ruin your home.


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VDOT ready for possible snowy, windy conditions

VDOT is ready to respond to snow showers and high winds that are forecast for parts of the Shenandoah Valley Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning.


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Virginia Cooperative Extension at Virginia Tech offers tips for preparing for the El Niño winter

Virginia Cooperative Extension at Virginia Tech has a number of tips to help people prepare for the winter and keep their families, property, and animals safe.


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Winter months are leading home fire months

Cooking, heating, holiday decorations and candles all contribute to an increased risk of fire during the winter months.


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Is your home ready to withstand winter weather?

Before Old Man Winter arrives, make sure your home is prepared for freezing temperatures and inclement weather.


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State agencies respond to winter storm

The Commonwealth continues around the clock response to the recent severe winter weather. The storm dropped as much as 12 inches of snow in some parts of the state, leaving Virginians with snow-packed, icy roads and very low temperatures for the next few days.