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VDOT and other authorities advise caution for travel all day 1/17
In an email from Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) the authority thanks Virginians for heeding the message and staying off the roads.
After about 5 to 8 inches of snow then frozen precipitation fell we now have a glaze of ice on top of the snow in the Shenandoah Valley.
The snow coupled with a wind advisory until 8 p.m. tonight Jan. 17 any unfrozen snow will blow back over already plowed roads.
With that, caution is still advised if you have to travel wait as late in the day as you can.
Know before you go with up to the minute road information is always available at 511virginia.org.
VDOT’s snow emergency page is available at VDOT’s website under the travel center portion of the website for pertinent information for Clarke, Frederick, Page and other Counties in the Stauton District.
VDOT has approximately 900 pieces of equipment working 24/7 to treat the roads please give them room to work.
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