The Virginia Department of Transportation says crews are prepared for inclement weather this winter. Good news with a wintry mix possibly by morning. According to VDOT online, the department starts planning and training for winter weather during the summer; ensuring equipment is in top shape and that sufficient supplies and materials are on hand. VDOT’s regional snow-removal budget for the 2013-2014 winter season is 4.4 million dollars in the Lynchburg area. Forecasters are calling for the possibility of sleet or freezing rain, just in time for motorist heading into work in the morning. Before traveling, check the latest traffic conditions by calling 511, or go to www.511virginia.org.