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afternoon, with freezing rain likely this evening. the potential is there for now at 11 ... the cleanup is underway ... as snow removal crews put their shovels to the test. any kind of weather events, we always get everyone on call the latest in the cleanup effort across southwest virginia. plus ... from roanoke ...to the new river valley ... and southside ... we're bringing you team coverage as the snowfall ... turns into ice. good evening, and thanks for joining us for wsls 10 at eleven. i'm john carlin. and i'm lindsey ward. it's been more than 24-hours ... since this storm's first snowfall here in southwest virginia. now ... the powdery flakes ... have turned into freezing rain
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local plow crews ... first responders ... residents ... and even students across the region. today i woke up saw all the snow awesome we didn't have classes but really did nothing pretty much had to eat the food in the house couldn't go out for now ... we want to turn things over to storm team ten chief meteorologist jeff haniewich ... jeff ... the combination of the snow and ice ... is a little concerning ... winter storm warnings remain in effect for the entire viewing area through noon on tuesday. most of the snow has departed and now our attention turns to ice freezing rain and plain old rain. there will be a lull in the activity early this afternoon, with the moisture filling back in later this afternoon, with freezing rain likely this evening. the potential is there for
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looking at a trace-0.50" of ice accretion. the highest amounts 0.25- 0.50" will likely be along and just east of the parkway from late this afternoon through just after midnight. power outages will need to be monitored for sure. the ice should changeover to plain rain late tonight before ending around lunch-time on tuesday. the flooding potential will be elevated quite a bit late tonight into tuesday morning as there will some pockets of heavy rain. the rain really has no place to go because of the drainage systems being blocked by snow, especially in urban areas. over an inch of rain is possible. temperatures will go up tonight, reaching the mid-to-upper 30s by daybreak tuesday. and highs on tuesday will top out in the mid- to-upper 40s in the afternoon. we could actually see a little late-day sun on tuesday.
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impact us tuesday night into early wednesday, bringing about another wintry mix of light rain and/or snow showers. we could see a light accumulation in spots ... ice is a major concern this evening. in southside... freezing rain started just before 3 this afternoon ... and is expected to continue into the overnight hours. our team coverage takes us to danville ... where we're joined by wsls ten's colter anstaett. colter ... the area is expected to see a mixture of freezing rain and rain ... causing the potential for power outages. right. i am standing under some power lines right now on piney forest road and they are completely coated in a solid sheet of ice. of course, this is what the utilities department has been dreading, as
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lead to power lines snapping under the weight of the ice or tree limbs snapping because of the ice and then falling on power lines and consequently puling the power lines down. so far though, i have not heard of any outages being reported here in danville, but if your power does go out the utilities director says to call their emergency number right away. jason grey/utilities director "we take the greatest number of outages and try to work those first. the more people we can get restored first is where we target." also, if you notice any power lines sagging or any tree limbs that may have fallen on some power lines, go ahead and call the emergency number as well. live in danville, colter anstaett, wsls 10. what are some precautionary measures homeowners can take ... to help keep power from
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roanoke county saw it's fair share of snow ... and now ... freezing rain is steadily falling across the valley. crews have been treating roads all day ... but some still remain covered in snow ... wsls ten's brie jackson was out traveling around the tanglewood-mall area of the county ... she joins us now live ... brie
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virginia state police have responded to more than 500 traffic crashes and nearly 400 disabled vechiles. slick roads aren't the only problem. weather is driving in business. service center today. staff there say they've towed several cars. some were stuck in the snow others had mechanical issues. they say this cold weather can cause car troubles. kyle dudley / roanoke auto service center: 6:11:29 "it's been stranger we've had two alternators go out today. i don't know if it is because of the cold. i know it is hard on
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snowed. we had to put in 3 transmissions after it so if you are out driving and jerking around on it be careful." if you do have to travel...police are reminding people over the " move over" law. be aware of your surrounds and move to the side when you see stopped emergency vehicles and tow trucks on the road.. in roanoke county .. brie jackson .. wsls 10. brie...earlier colter mentioned ways southside is preparing for possible power outages. how are crews in this area planning to handle this recent storm? v-dot crews are on the roads
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on the roads this evening ... working to fight the snow and keep the ice from building up overnight. to help shed light on the current conditions ... and future cleanup plans ... v-dot spokeswoman jen ward joins us live over the phone ... jen -- what are conditions like right now? the ice is a major concern for residents ... is there a plan in
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residents ... is there a plan in pace to help fight ice build-up on roads? what will be the focus through the overnight hours ... and into tomorrow? in the new river valley ... conditions are much of the same. the area saw around 7-inches of snow-fall ... and now ... the snow has turned to freezing
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here's a live picture using our virginia tech sky cam. the university closed due to weather today ... so far ... no word yet if it will open back up tomorrow. meanwhile ... the blacksburg transit is returning to full service tomorrow morning ... with the exception of the go anywhere route in christiansburg. our team coverage continues with wsls ten's duke carter ... who's live in christiansburg tonight ... duke ... you talked with a delivery business tonight ... how is the business fairing with the current road conditions? as of now the roads are ok nothing major here and people are heeding state police caution to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. but for some the roads were good enough for delivery drivers. we spoke with drivers at greens grill sushi and bar and they say since other businesses have been
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delivering to people in the area. they say compared to any other monday's this one has been busy almost10 orders every hour. "today since we are snowed in a lot of people are stuck in the houses, they want food delivered to them but no one is brave enough to do it except for me," now that driver says he is prepared he has shovels and gloves to make sure he handle getting out of the snow just in case he's stuck. we're seeing a few delays across the region .. in your w-s-l-s ten timesaver traffic report... we're following a tractor trailer accident on i-81 in
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one lane remains closed ... drivers should expect major delays ... backups are about 3 miles. there's also reports of a tractor trailer accident on i-81 in roanoke county near exit 139. we'll be following this storm system throughout the evening hours ... and into tomorrow. remember ... when we're not on the air ... you can get all the latest information ... including forecast ... traffic ... closings and delays on our wsls 10 weather app. just download it through your i- phone or android app store ... and be sure to join jenna ... patrick ... kristina ... erin and rob for live coverage tomorrow morning on virginia. that's from 5 to 7 a-m.
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our website ... wsls dot com ... for today's coverage ... the latest weather ... and closing information. before we head to break ... check out these pictures sent in
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no. this is a dream. they're magically delicious. winter storm warnings remain in effect for the entire viewing area through noon on tuesday. most of the snow has departed and now our attention turns to ice freezing rain and plain old rain. there will be a lull in the activity early this
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filling back in later this afternoon, with freezing rain likely this evening. the potential is there for significant icing. we are looking at a trace-0.50" of ice accretion. the highest amounts 0.25- 0.50" will likely be along and just east of the parkway from late this afternoon through just after midnight. power outages will need to be monitored for sure. the ice should changeover to plain rain late tonight before ending around lunch-time on tuesday. the flooding potential will be elevated quite a bit late tonight into tuesday morning as there will some pockets of heavy rain. the rain really has no place to go because of the drainage systems being blocked by snow, especially in urban areas. over an inch of rain is possible. temperatures will go up tonight,
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daybreak tuesday. and highs on tuesday will top out in the mid- to-upper 40s in the afternoon. we could actually see a little late-day sun on tuesday. another weak storm will impact us tuesday night into early wednesday, bringing about another wintry mix of light rain and/or snow showers. we could see a light accumulation in spots morning, especially in the mountains. by wednesday afternoon we will finally dry things out and perhaps again see more late- day sunshine. temperatures will again reach the mid-to-upper 40s. late week we look dry with highs in the middle 40s on thursday, climbing into the upper 40s on friday. both days will see a mix of sun and clouds. saturday will be partly sunny with a few mountain rain showers
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warmer with highs in the lower 60s. sunday should see more clouds and have a better chance for spotty showers. it will remain very warm with highs in the low-to- mid 60s. tony bennett's cavs try to get back on the winning track tonight.. tonight.. remain in effect for the entire viewing area through noon on tuesday. most of the snow has departed and now our attention turns to ice freezing rain and plain old rain. there will be a lull in the activity early this afternoon, with the moisture filling back in later this afternoon, with freezing rain likely this evening. the potential is there for significant icing. we are looking at a trace-0.50" of ice accretion. the highest amounts 0.25- 0.50" will likely be along and just east of the
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afternoon through just after midnight. power outages will need to be monitored for sure. the ice should changeover to plain rain late tonight before ending around lunch-time on tuesday. the flooding potential will be elevated quite a bit late tonight into tuesday morning as there will some pockets of heavy rain. the
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the countdown--to the great american race..begins with plenty of issues.. most relationships..as complicated as the nascar world.. have their share.. we examine some issues..in this installment...of countdown to nascar. speedweeks are underway..with a something old..something new...and something borrowed.. and maybe something blue? denny hamlin and joe gibbs racing...at the front...is old news... the commonwealth kid won the sprint unlimited saturday night..keeping the championship team in the spotlight.. something new---that's the young gun...chase elliott...all of 20 years old..in jeff gordon's old ride... become
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drive to sit on the pole...at the 500... chase elliott/daytona polesitter:".....d aytona 500 qualifying day is such a such a such an opportunity for teams to really i feel like show what they've done in the off-season and the kind of work ethic that they have and and they man- hours that and the massaging they've put into these racecars to find those extra hundreds, thousands of a second that are so crucial on qualifying day so that's what it's all about today so i don't i don't feel like it's about me." something borrowed..that' s brian vickers... subbing for tony stewart---in the 14 vickers is making a comeback of his own..from blood clots.. and his opening performance..in cluded this scary wreck on saturday night.. brian vickers/14 stewart haas driver: "..it feels good to be back in a race car nothing better than going to hundred miles an hour i could've done without the hard impact in the outside wall after cutting a right rear tire but everyone works so hard on my car and it was good man we drove from the back to the front we had a little contact with the 18 got shuffled to the
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as for something blue.. there is plenty to choose from.. but nascar fans know.. its the black and white checkers..that matter most... they suffered a tough loss saturday..on what can only be described as a controversial...n o-travel-call--at duke. could the cavs bounce back tonight..against a tough nc state team.. tony bennett..with a look of concern as his team comes out a tad flat in the early going facing nc state.. this is caleb martin..off the picket fence for the 3.... uva...trying to respond its marial shayok....the rare 3 ball for him... this one..was 31 all at the half...in charlottesville.. where uva...just doesn't lose.. secondh alf...hoo crew steps up.. malcolm brogdon..the deft theft.. he's taking it to the tin.. and anthony gil finished it..with the flying flush.. uva on a 13-2 second half run..to victory.. brogdon finished with 22...perrantes 19....isaiah wilkins had 13 boards.. uva by 20-
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