Highway officials put drivers on notice for snowy conditions
Transportation officials in Virginia have posted a warning to motorists planning weekend travel.
A VDOT message said all travel districts are being prepped for a potential winter storm that could bring mixed precipitation and result in hazardous roads.
Measurable snow totals are predicted for cities above Roanoke. VDOT will post updated road conditions on 511Virginia.org.
A weather system will bring widespread precip chances overnight Fri into Sat. Most will see only rain but light snow accumulations will be possible in higher elevations of the E TN mountains Sat morning. Brief flurries with little to no accum possible in SW VA and far NE TN. pic.twitter.com/SqiohheTZY
— NWS Morristown (@NWSMorristown) January 4, 2024
Have travel plans in or through Virginia this weekend? Travelers may need to adjust their plans as a winter storm is expected to begin late Friday in southwestern Virginia & continue through the rest of the state overnight & through Saturday.
— VDOT (@VaDOT) January 4, 2024