Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Dec. 13, 2009
EARLY MORNING ROAD CONDITIONS IN SHENANDOAH VALLEY
STAUNTON – (4:30 A.M.) Freezing rain and sleet began to fall overnight in the Shenandoah Valley. Motorists are advised not to drive in the area unless it is necessary. When driving, motorists should allow extra time for their trip and leave plenty of room between vehicles on the roadway.
Here are the early morning road conditions for Sunday:
Interstate 66 – Clear conditions in Warren County.
Interstate 64 – Minor conditions in Alleghany and Rockbridge counties. Clear conditions in Augusta County.
Interstate 81 – Clear conditions in Rockbridge, Augusta, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Frederick counties.
Primary roads – Moderate conditions in Alleghany, Bath and Rockbridge counties. Minor conditions in Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke counties.
Secondary roads – Moderate conditions in Alleghany, Bath and Rockbridge counties. Minor conditions in Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke counties.
Motorists are reminded that ice and freezing rain conditions can still produce hazardous driving conditions, even when roads are treated. People should not drive unless absolutely necessary. People who are driving in winter road conditions should use extra caution particularly on bridges, overpasses, curves, hills and ramps.
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