Wet weather ahead

Batten down the hatches and grab an umbrella the next couple days. The National Weather Service in  Burlington is reporting the storm going through today will bring 1-2″ of rain to the region with wind gusts up to 35 mph. Later in the week another storm is expected to bring up to additional 2″ of rainfall, raising flooding concerns.

The Virginia DOT produced this video with tips to remember while driving in the rain. Many are common sense, but over time a refresher is always a good idea when it comes to anything that has to do with safety.

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