Tag: winter storm

VDOT: Slush, snow for morning commute

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


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.


Attorney general: Price gouging protections in effect ahead of winter storm

Governor McAuliffe’s declaration of a state of emergency has triggered Virginia’s anti-price gouging statutes.


Governor declares state of emergency in advance of winter storm

Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency and urged residents of the Commonwealth to prepare for impacts from a winter storm system.


McAuliffe urges Virginians to prepare for major winter storm

Gov. Terry McAuliffe urged Virginians to prepare for a major winter storm, which could result in up to one foot of snow in southeast Virginia.


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Washington and Lee students help area families during blizzard

With a winter storm bearing down on Virginia, Washington and Lee law student Alan Carrillo wasn’t concerned with whether he had enough milk and bread.


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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.


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EMU weekend sports schedules due to pending winter storm

With the arrival of Winter Storm Jonas looming, Eastern Mennonite University has postponed all of its scheduled athletic events for the weekend.


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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.


Price gouging protections now in effect ahead of winter storm

Virginia’s Anti-Price Gouging Act prohibits a supplier from charging “unconscionable prices” for “necessary goods and services” during the 30-day period following a declared state of emergency.


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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.


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.


Preparing livestock and farms for winter storms before they hit

Farmers need to prepare for power outages, threats to livestock and poultry, and structural or crop damage, that can accompany a strong winter storm.


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.


Winter storm impacts JMU home basketball times: Doubleheader scheduled for Sunday

Due to the winter storm in the Harrisonburg area, James Madison University has postponed tonight’s home men’s basketball game against the College of Charleston until Sunday at noon at the JMU Convocation Center.


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.


Virginians advised to be prepared for winter storm conditions

The Virginia State Police is advising all motorists to delay travel plans for tonight and/or Tuesday morning, as roads will be treacherous.


Governor McAuliffe declares State of Emergency for winter storm response

Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency today, an action that authorizes state agencies to assist local governments in responding to the winter storm that is sweeping across the commonwealth today through tomorrow morning and is expected to blanket many parts of the state with 3-14 inches of snow.


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.


Snowfighters committed to protecting motorists during East Coast winter storm

As the East Coast hunkers down for what stands to be a blizzard of historic proportions, workers, motorists, school children and businesses can rest assured that snowfighters will be on the job to get roads cleared and keep them safe.


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 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.


Virginia Cooperative Extension encourages Virginians to prepare for winter

The National Weather Service and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management have set Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2014, as Winter Preparedness Week.


McAuliffe urges Virginians to get ready for winter weather

Winters in Virginia often are cold, snowy and icy and bring extended power outages.