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Posted January 27, 2009 | Copyright © The Northern Virginia Daily
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Snow, sleet bring hazardous driving conditions to area
(From a Virginia Department of Transportation press release - updated 11:16 a.m.) STAUNTON - A mixture of snow and sleet has been falling in the Shenandoah Valley since dawn this morning. Here are the road conditions as of 11 a.m. :
Primary roads are in moderate condition in Bath, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke counties. Minor conditions are in Alleghany, Rockbridge and Augusta counties.
Definition of conditions:
Secondary roads are in moderate condition throughout the valley, including Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke counties.
Severe condition means there is drifting snow or partially blocked roadway. Snow tires or chains are necessary.
Minor condition means there's bare pavement except for isolated spots of snow, ice or slush. Drive with caution.
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