This is an update on road conditions directly from the Virginia Department of Transportation.
STAUNTON (4:10 a.m.) - Light freezing rain and sleet began falling early Tuesday morning and causing icy spots on some roads. The Virginia Department of Transportation pre-treated many interstate and primary roads throughout the Staunton District on Monday. Drivers are advised to use caution, especially on bridges and overpasses which are more prone to freezing.
Here are the road conditions as of 4 a.m.
Interstate 64 - Minor conditions in Alleghany and Rockbridge counties. Clear conditions in Augusta County.
Interstate 66 - Clear conditions in Warren County.
Interstate 81 - Minor conditions in Rockbridge County. Clear conditions in Augusta, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Frederick counties.
Primary Roads - Minor conditions in Alleghany, Rockbridge, Bath and Highland counties. Clear conditions in Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Warren and Clarke counties.
Secondary Roads - Minor conditions in Alleghany, Rockbridge, Bath and Highland counties. Clear conditions in Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Warren and Clarke counties.
For winter weather road conditions go to 511Virginia.org.
Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia's roads.
Road condition definitions:
Severe - drifting or partially blocked road. Snow tires or chains are necessary.
Moderate - snow or ice on major portions of the roadway. Snow tires or chains are advisable.
Minor - bare pavement except for isolated spots of snow, ice or slush. Driving with caution is recommended.