Winter Storm Effects Southern and Central Vermont

 

A look at I-91 in Guilford from VTrans' highway camera at about 7:20 a.m.

Southern and parts of Central Vermont saw the bulk of the latest winter storm overnight, with snowfall continuing throughout the day. A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Southern Counties until 7 p.m. tonight according to the National Weather Service. A couple of flakes are just starting to fall here in the Champlain Valley, but not that much accumulation is expected. Be careful traveling today, and for updated road conditions, access VTrans 511 online service. A number of cameras are positioned throughout the state by VTrans, to access their road images click on a camera icon on the 511 interactive map. Cameras are located in Derby, Georgia, Milton, Williston, Bolton, Newbury, Brookfield, Bethel, Fair Haven, Brandon, Woodford (Route 9) and Guilford.

A look at I-89 in Brookfield from VTrans' highway camera at about 7:25 a.m.

The National Weather Service has indicated that snow is now on the ground in every state with the exception of Florida. Seven inches of snow are atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii. In total, 69.4 percent of the continental United States is covered by snow- more than doubling the snow cover from last month.

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The Vermont Local Roads Program at Saint Michael’s College is part of the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), a nationwide effort financed jointly by the Federal Highway Administration and individual State Departments of Transportation. Its purpose is to provide road and bridge know-how to municipal people involved with highways. There are LTAP Centers in 50 states and Puerto Rico and six Native American locations. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations presented on this page are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of FHWA, VAOT or Saint Michael’s College. All references to proprietary items in this publication are not endorsements of any company or products. Sponsored by the Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Vermont Local Roads Program provides information, training and technical assistance to cities, towns and villages in Vermont. This is done by newsletters, seminars and workshops, distribution of publications and by response to requests.
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