Tag: snow

Winter weather coming to the Shenandoah Valley, Central Virginia

A winter weather system is forecasted to bring rain changing to snow in the Shenandoah Valley. The rain will begin late on Sunday, March 11 and change over to all snow overnight.  

VDOT: Snow, ice tonight on roads in Shenandoah Valley

Light snowfall continues to create slick driving conditions on many roads in the Shenandoah Valley. Most areas have received a half-inch to two inches of snow as of mid-day Wednesday.

AAA offers winter weather driving tips

The few inches of snow in the forecast could create a big headache for commuters tomorrow morning.  Even though some areas of Central Virginia may only get an inch or two, the timing of the snowfall, in the height of rush hour, is cause for concern.

Shenandoah Valley: Be alert for possibility of snow, icy roads Monday

Forecast light amounts of snow and ice may cover and glaze some Shenandoah Valley roads on Monday, January 8.  Motorists should be alert for areas of black ice or ice coated roads, bridges and ramps.


What to do if pipes freeze, burst: What will insurance cover?

Sustained below freezing temperatures in Virginia are causing frozen and burst pipes for some residents, and the cold snap is not over yet. Knowing what to do and what insurance is likely to cover, however, may give homeowners a piece of mind.

AAA: Tips for driving in snow, ice

AAA urges drivers to slow down, be cautious and maintain their vehicles to prevent being stranded or involved in a winter driving incident. 

Overnight snow possible in Northern Virginia

The VDOT Culpeper District is preparing for potential winter weather that is forecast to begin late Friday night. 

VDOT prepared for heavy snow in Shenandoah Valley

Heavy snow is predicted for the Shenandoah Valley, beginning late on Monday afternoon.

Winter’s not over yet: Prepare now for Monday snow

VDOT is preparing for up to 10 inches of snow in the Piedmont region and asks motorists to do the same.

VDOT: Slush, snow for morning commute

Forecast winter weather in the Shenandoah Valley region may produce wet snow and slush for the morning commute.

Overnight snow may leave Central Virginia roads slick

Central Virginia is expected to receive a light snow overnight, and VDOT advises motorists to be careful.

Tips for preventing snow-related injury, illness

With the arrival of the first significant winter storm of 2017, the Virginia Department of Health offers tips for staying safe in the snow.

AAA: Be prepared for snow, wintry driving conditions

Meteorologists have increased projected snowfall totals for Central Virginia, with some areas expected to see as much as a foot of snow.

VDOT: Most roads in minor condition in Shenandoah Valley

Light snow continues to fall in the Shenandoah Valley leaving an inch or two in most areas. Roads throughout the area are in minor condition.

Snow? VDOT ready for winter weather on the way

VDOT crews are mobilizing in preparation for winter weather with the potential for accumulating snow and freezing rain in most areas of the state.

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.

VDOT: Stay home Monday to avoid snow, ice

Crews with VDOT will report to work this evening in response to a winter storm that will leave Central Virginia roads slick with snow and ice

VDOT: Avoid travel in Shenandoah Valley on Monday

A potpourri of winter weather is forecasted to arrive in the Shenandoah Valley on Valentine’s night.

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.


AccuWeather: March snow to threaten Northeast

For the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, AccuWeather meteorologists are concerned for cold air and the potential for snow to linger into the start of March.

Snow storm to impact Iowa caucuses?

The Iowa caucuses are set to begin at 7 p.m. local time Monday. As they do, a winter storm will be barreling down on the Hawkeye State.

Creigh Deeds: Snow, guns and Nelsonite

Many elected officials view the issue of guns in black or white terms. Legislators either vote for gun control or they vote to protect the Second Amendment.

VDOT: Be alert for black ice tonight, Thursday

VDOT crews will be on duty to watch for refreezing of melted snow and slush, and treat roads with salt and sand as needed.

VDOT: Work continues on roads overnight in Central Virginia

Virginia Department of Transportation crews anticipate completing at least one pass through all secondary roads in the Culpeper District sometime Monday evening.

Overnight freeze means icy roads in Central Virginia

Virginia Department of Transportation crews, assisted by contract equipment and operators, are continuing to plow secondary roads across Central Virginia.