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Snow may signal last gasp of winter in Mid-Atlantic

The return of cold air into this weekend will deliver one to two rounds of snow and slippery conditions along the Interstate 81 and 95 corridors in the Mid-Atlantic.


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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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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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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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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.


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.


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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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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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Staunton preparing for major snow storm

The City of Staunton is preparing for an impending snow storm forecasted to begin Friday and continue at least into Saturday.


City of Staunton preparing for winter storm

Due to an anticipated winter storm, Thursday’s refuse and recycling pickup at residences and in the Central Business District have been rescheduled for Saturday.


VDOT in high-response mode for forecast Monday snowstorm

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced tonight that Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are prepared and ready for a statewide winter storm that is expected to bring significant snowfall across Virginia beginning Monday morning.


Winter Weather Advisory: 3 to 7 inches of snow possible through Tuesday

A Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro through 6 p.m. Monday has the area in line for two to four inches of snow, with another one to three inches possible overnight Monday.