Morning rush plagued with snow-related accidents

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Check out the video above of just some of the over 100 accidents across the metro-area that Virginia State Police responded to Friday.

Authorities said too many people were driving as if road conditions were normal. Police caution drivers must be on the lookout for black ice — especially on bridges and overpasses.

And black ice was also a concern for Saturday morning as temperatures dipped. CBS 6 Storm Team Meteorologist Mike Goldberg said temps were in the low and mid 20s overnight.

That meant patches of black ice might form where snow had melted and road surfaces were wet. [BONUS: Click here for your complete forecast]

Stay with CBS 6 News and WTVR.com for the most complete coverage of this first winter blast.

 

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