Culpeper Information

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Status Updates

Culpeper District: Winter Weather Operations 

Saturday, Jan. 29: 7 a.m.

  • Major highways are clear. Interstate 64, I-66 and primary highways across Piedmont Virginia are clear this morning.
  • Watch for slick spots. VDOT continues to caution against non-essential travel early this morning. Road conditions will improve with sunshine and above-freezing temperatures later this morning.
  • VDOT crews on duty overnight. Crews completed operations on major highways and are plowing secondary roads and neighborhood streets this morning.
  • High winds may cause drifting. High winds forecast during the day Saturday will likely cause blowing and drifting snow, covering roads already plowed and reducing visibility. Drive with care if you must travel.

Friday, Jan. 28: 6 p.m.

  • Snow falling across Culpeper District. Heavy snow is now falling across the district and roads are beginning to be covered. Snow is forecast to continue until late this evening.

  • Major roads pretreated. VDOT completed pretreating Interstate 64 and I-66 as well as primary highways in the district on Thursday.
  • Do not travel during the storm. Roads will be slick and will begin icing once temperatures fall below freezing Friday night. If you do not absolutely have to travel please stay off the roads.  

  • VDOT is responding. The Culpeper District has approximately 650 pieces of equipment mobilized and responding to the storm. 

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Local Emergency Resources

Local Partners

We maintain 10,465 lane-miles in nine counties — Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock — to include interstates 64 and 66 and all primary and secondary roads. The city of Charlottesville and the towns of Culpeper, Orange and Warrenton maintain their own street system. To learn more about emergency operations in one of these localities, visit:

City of Charlottesville | Town of Culpeper | Town of Orange | Town of Warrenton

Emergency Management Resources

For information about weather and emergency response, visit:

National Weather Service - Baltimore/Washington | Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM)



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