Winter storm warning continues into Monday AM; schools, businesses impacted

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the Lynchburg area until 9:00 am Monday. The National Weather Service says freezing rain overnight may leave ice accumulations of 1/4 to 1/2 inch by morning, creating the potential for hazardous driving conditions during the morning commute. Lynchburg City Schools said Sunday evening they will operate on a two-hour delay Monday morning. Click here for the latest weather-related cancellations and delays.

VDOT says many of the roads in the region were in “minor” condition Sunday evening, which means while most surfaces were bare, you might encounter some slick spots. Click here for the latest VDOT highway information.

US Airways flights were able to get in and out of Lynchburg Sunday, but flights were snarled across much of the eastern US. If you have air travel plans, you are urged to check with your airline before heading out. Click here for the latest Lynchburg Regional Airport arrival and departure information.

Appalachian Power brought in crews and assessment teams from West Virginia and Tennessee for staging in Wytheville and Roanoke through Monday morning to help with any storm-related repairs. Click here for the latest Apco outage information.

 

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