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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.

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.

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.

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.

Prepare now for Friday snow storm

Most of Virginia is likely to experience a significant winter storm this Friday and Saturday. People should take actions now to be ready for possible power outages and challenging road conditions.

Winter Storm Watch: Historic snowstorm on the way?

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia with a possibly historic snowstorm headed our way on Friday.

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.

Nor’Easter to impact #13 Virginia home game with Syracuse on Saturday?

Central Virginia is in line to get up to a foot of snow Thursday night into Saturday, potentially impacting #13 UVA’s noon Saturday tip with Syracuse.

VDOT resources in place for winter season in Central Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation stands ready for the winter season ahead, when snow and ice may impact travel on 10,400 lane-miles of roadway in Central Virginia.

Goodbye snow, hello make-up days for local students

Now that the snow is over and spring is finally here, it is time to make adjustments to the school calendar.

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 preps for major snow event

A significant snow event is forecast for the Shenandoah Valley Wednesday night and into the day on Thursday. Snow amounts could approach eight inches or more in the region. People are advised to avoid travel in the pre-dawn hours of Thursday and into the day, when heaviest amounts of snow is predicted to fall.

Winter Storm Warning: Seriously?

The National Weather Service is full of bitter, mean-spirited, spiteful people. That, or they’re onto something with their latest Winter Storm Warning for Augusta County northward into Maryland.

Snow removal: An around the clock job

With one snow storm after the next, Tom Sliwoski and his crew have been pretty busy this past month keeping the roads safe for the citizens of Staunton.

Winter Weather Advisory early Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a wide area stretching from Augusta County into Central Virginia and north to the upper reaches of the Shenandoah Valley.

VDOT ready for, sigh, more snow

Virginia Department of Transportation plows and crews will be on duty throughout tonight’s forecast snow event. The Staunton District will have approximately 500 pieces of equipment deployed throughout the district. Safety Service Patrol coverage will be expanded on Interstate 81 to include Shenandoah and Augusta counties for this storm.

AAA: Snow could delay Thursday morning commute

Thursday morning’s commute could be challenging to area motorists as forecasts are calling for possible snow accumulations in much of the Commonwealth of Virginia, warns AAA Mid-Atlantic.

VDOT advises against travel during Saturday snow, ice storm

The Virginia Department of Transportation advises people not to travel on Saturday in the Shenandoah Valley region. A potent winter storm is forecast to arrive in the Shenandoah Valley possibly during the pre-dawn hours and continue throughout the day with predicted snowfall totals ranging from three to seven inches.

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.

State Police: Two confirmed traffic deaths due to Monday snowstorm

From 4 p.m. Monday through 12 p.m. Tuesday, Virginia State Police troopers and dispatchers statewide fielded 3,363 calls for service statewide.

VDOT crews continue snow cleanup

Virginia Department of Transportation crews and contractors continue to plow and treat roadways throughout the Shenandoah Valley as the President’s Day snow storm continues throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roads remain treacherous and travel is not recommended.

Snow squalls, high winds wreaking havoc in Shenandoah Valley

A fast moving cold front bringing high winds and blowing snow began moving through the Shenandoah Valley very late this afternoon and into the early evening.

Surprise snow causes flurry of accidents in Waynesboro

The National Weather Service forecast snow for Waynesboro on Saturday and again during the day on Monday, and aside from a few flurries the two events were duds. Then with the forecast calling for nothing, yeah, snow.

More ado about nothing: Winter Weather Advisory canceled

All that talk about more snow: you can move on from that. The National Weather Service has canceled the Winter Weather Advisory for an area extending from Augusta County all the way up to Front Royal and into the Charlottesville area.

VDOT: Snow affecting travel in Shenandoah Valley

Winter weather is causing slick spots on many roads in the Shenandoah Valley, especially in northern areas where snowfall began Sunday night.

Update: Winter Weather Advisory extended to Tuesday morning

The Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service for the Augusta County area has been extended to 10 a.m. Tuesday. The area is in line to receive two to four inches of snow, with locally heavier amounts along ridges possible.

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.

VDOT prepared for coming snowstorm, winter weather

The Virginia Department of Transportation is making preparations for winter weather forecast for tomorrow and into Tuesday, and advises motorists to consider altering their travel plans accordingly.

Will anything substantive come out of the 2015 Virginia General Assembly?

Lawmakers are in Richmond meeting, discussing and debating the issues of the day. But will the 2015 Virginia General Assembly actually achieve anything?

Winter Weather Advisory in Shenandoah Valley: Ice, 1-3 inches of snow in forecast

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Augusta, Rockingham, Nelson and Albemarle for Friday into the morning hours of Saturday.

VDOT preparing for possible weekend winter storm

The Virginia Department of Transportation has begun anti-icing operations throughout the Staunton District in advance of Friday’s forecast winter storm.

VDOT ready for more winter weather on Wednesday

The Virginia Department of Transportation is gearing up for another round of winter weather forecast to arrive early Wednesday in central Virginia.

VDOT warns of possibly icy road conditions in the Shenandoah Valley overnight into Monday

Motorists traveling throughout the Shenandoah Valley tonight, January 11 and into the morning hours on Monday, January 12 should expect to see icy conditions develop.


Arctic blast provides challenge for motorists

Cold arctic air currently enveloping Virginia can and will put the “freeze” on car batteries, tires and other critical car components. Emergency roadside assistance crews at AAA Mid-Atlantic are staffed and ready to handle the predictable increase in calls due to the cold. Dead car batteries will leave some motorists stuck at home on cold mornings this week.

VDOT prepares for early Tuesday snow

The Virginia Department of Transportation is making preparations for snow forecast for Tuesday morning across the northern portion of the state.

New Year’s Eve forecast: Arctic chill to close out 2014

AccuWeather reports those headed out to celebrate New Year’s Eve may want to bundle up as arctic air affects much of the nation.

Snow threatens weekend travel in Northwest, North Central

AccuWeather reports two storms will produce areas of snow in the Pacific Northwest and part of the North Central states this weekend.

Storm threatens Christmas Eve travel

AccuWeather reports a storm bringing heavy rain, fog, thunderstorms, a swath of snow and travel delays will converge on the Northeast, Midwest and South leading up to Christmas.