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VDOT Command Center keeping watchful eye on the roads

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SALEM -

It's the calm before the storm.

VDOT's Command Center is quiet for now, but that's expected to change quickly once snow starts falling in Southwest Virginia.

The center monitors 176 cameras with most of them focused on interstates.

In all, one-third of the Commonwealth is monitored by the center in Salem, including most of the crashes reported by 511 Virginia.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management is also writing a blog to keep you safe during the storm.

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