4 Things to Know After the Snow
Posted 2:46 p.m.
The bulk of the snow is over for our area, but a few more inches may be possible this evening. We’ve shared information today and we simply want to recap these key topics with you as we head toward the evening:
- VDOT: Travel Conditions Remain Hazardous // VDOT Snow Plow Map
- 8 Snow Shoveling Safety Tips
- Cleared Fire Hydrants Matter When Seconds Count
- Keep Emergency Routes Clear
In the meantime, stay safe and enjoy the snow if you like the white stuff. Tell us what you’re seeing in your neighborhood: amount of snow, number of snow men, snow angels and igloos, and stories of snow shoveling brigades!
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