Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Jan. 6, 2009
RAIN FALLING ACROSS REGION
Low temperatures may create some freezing conditions, heavy rain may create flooding issues
Motorists should continue to allow extra time to travel and be aware of the possibility of freezing conditions and black ice during the morning hours, particularly on bridges and overpasses, entrance and exit ramps and crossovers as well as roads at higher elevations. School officials in Amherst and Nelson Counties have announced a delay of two hours (as of 6:00 a.m.) due to travel concerns.
In addition, heavy rain is predicted is southern portions of the district and flood warnings are in effect for Pittsylvania and Halifax Counties, as well as other areas.
The most important step motorists can take before heading out, call 511 for the latest road condition information or visit www.511Virginia.org.
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