LIVE UPDATES: Winter storm brings rain, sleet and snow to RVA
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Central Virginia is bracing for another winter blast as a major winter storm heads toward the region.
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Hanover County Schools are closed tomorrow, March 4th, 2014. Employees CODE 0 & Central Office Personnel report at 1000.
— HanoverVa (@HanoverVa) March 3, 2014
The left and center northbound lanes of Interstate 95 are closed at mm 80 (Hermitage Rd./Rt. 161) due to a crash, according to VDOT. CBS 6 reporter Jake Burns witnessed the accident. He said the truck flipped in the northbound lanes.
Roads currently in moderate/severe condition meaning that snow & ice are covering major portions of the pavement. Practice extreme caution.
— Kristen Luehrs (@KristenLuehrs) March 3, 2014
Carrie Rose and Kristen Luehrs with an 11 a.m. winter weather update.
Just in…Richmond will suspend all garbage pickup services at 11am
— Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) March 3, 2014
Carrie Rose, Mike Golberg and Kristen Luehrs provided this winter weather update at 10:15 a.m.
Lorenzo Hall and Mike Goldberg have a 9:45 a.m. winter weather update.
Virginia State Police responded to 77 crashes between 5:30 a.m. and 9 a.m in Central Virginia, according to Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar.
Road conditions on Route 15 in Zion Crossroads 8:30 a.m.
Wayne Covil on Route 15 in Zion Crossroads
Zach Daniel (and kids) reports heavy snow in Tuckahoe at 8:18 a.m.
Carrie Rose and Mike Stone provide a winter weather update at 8:15 a.m.
If you’re just waking up in RVA & plan to get out on the roads, conditions will get BAD quickly this morning. Please stay home if you can. Sleet now…snow starts between 8-9AM. Snow the rest of today. Temperatures fall below freezing around 8AM, stay in 20s the rest of today, and reach 19 around sunset.
I’m getting great FB & Twitter reports of winter precipitation now:
Ruther Glen: Heavy Sleet (Dustin Fisher, 5:30AM)
Saluda (Middlesex Co): Rain (Shirley Marshall, 5:30AM)
Fredericksburg: Heavy Sleet (Scott Lewis, 5:25AM)
Spotsylvania Co: Sleet & Freezing Rain (Deborah Greer, 5:25AM)
Doswell: Heavy Sleet (John Waller, 5:45AM)
Henrico and Chesterfield said there will be no announcement about school closings or delays until Monday morning. Latest closings here: http://wtvr.com/weather/closings-and-delays/
Several schools have already canceled classes for Monday. Check back frequently: http://wtvr.com/weather/closings-and-delays/
Plus, you can go behind-the-scenes and check out the CBS 6 Storm Team’s radar, future weather and watches and warnings. Click here: http://wtvr.com/on-air/live-stream-2/