A Winter Storm Watch is in effect across the region beginning at 4 AM Sunday morning; Citizens are reminded that as the winter weather system approaches Central VA; VDOT road crews may be preparing roadways in advance and spreading necessary materials. Officials say to reduce speed when traveling and remain a safe distance behind any highway service vehicles. Residents are encouraged to follow basic winter weather safety practices over the weekend and be prepared for slippery roads/sidewalks and possible power outages. For additional traffic information, during the storm, to dial 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.