12/6/2013 - Virginians should prepare now for winter weather

Complex weather event will affect the Commonwealth this weekend

Most of Virginia is likely to experience winter weather this weekend, and residents should take actions now to be ready for possible power outages and challenging road conditions.

“With a forecast that includes sleet, light snow and potentially significant freezing rain, we strongly encourage citizens to pay attention to their local forecasts throughout the weekend,” said Michael Cline, state coordinator of emergency management. “The best advice for staying safe during winter weather is to get where you need to be before the weather gets bad.”

Click here to read safety tips for winter weather.


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