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VDOT treating Middle Peninsula roads in advance of storm

In advance of a forecast snowstorm, the Virginia Department of Transportation began to treat primary highways on the Middle Peninsula on Wednesday with a salt brine anti-icing solution, according to VDOT spokesperson Kelly Hannon.

The National Weather Service has forecast snow for much of Virginia, some to have fallen Wednesday night, and more on Friday and Saturday.

The weekend forecast for Gloucester and Mathews from the National Weather Service has been tricky and, according to its website Wednesday morning, “snow is expected to spread across the region on Friday with enough warm air spreading across the area to cause all the precipitation to change to a wintry mix or practically all rain.”

The northern and western parts of the state are expected to see more snow than the area east of Richmond and the I-95 corridor. ...

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