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Winter Weather Information
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 January 28, 2014

Winter Storm Preparations

Our area is under a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service from 3:00 p.m. today until 1:00 p.m. Wednesday. The temperature will be ranging from the mid-20s, heading into the mid-10s at night. Below are some tips for staying safe during this storm:


* Please make sure to remain in layers, and keep your children in layers as well, as the weather will get extremely cold tonight. Watch out for signs of hypothermia and frostbite.
* Be sure to fill up your gas tanks, as the winter conditions may make getting around very difficult for at least the next day or two. * Please do NOT leave pets outside! The cold temperatures may be deadly for pets, so be sure to keep them indoors. 


* To keep up with the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) progress in plowing, please see the following
information packet, which provides information on VDOT's plan for snow removal, as well as contact numbers to check on their progress.
* VDOT has sent out an advisory to the Hampton Roads area that over 400 pieces of equipment will be used to keep the roads clear, and that the interstates and high volume primary and secondary roads will be the first focus.


* For Dominion, please visit the following site for basic emergency contact information. You can report an outage to Dominion by calling 1-866-DOM-HELP, and you can go to the following website to see outage information. Dominion also has pages for general preparedness tips for winter weather, which you can locate here and here
* For the Prince George Electric Cooperative, you can report an outage by calling 804-834-2424, or by visiting the following
site. They also have a winter weather preparedness website, which you can visit by going here

Keep up with updates for James City County by checking with
James City County Alert Systems. In addition, please see the following county and city specific sites for recommendations on how to prepare for the upcoming storm, as well as contact information for local services:

 Be sure to stay safe and stay warm! 
Very truly yours,
Senator Tommy Norment
Paid for and Authorized by Friends of Tommy Norment