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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Snow Forecasted for Roanoke

The National Weather Service has forecasted snowfall for the Roanoke area on Tuesday, Jan. 7, with the possibility of 1 to 3 inches. If snow accumulates on streets, the City will respond with snow removal activities. The first priority will be to clear major streets and Valley Metro bus routes. Once those areas have been cleared, work will transition into neighborhood streets.

Residents are encouraged to avoid travel during winter weather events unless it is absolutely necessary to be on the road.

The city will use its website and MyRoanoke email notification system to share updates on its response to winter weather events, as well as Facebook and Twitter.

Important Phone Numbers

  • To report a power outage, please call AEP at 800-956-4237 or report it online
  • To report problems related to water mains in the city, please contact the Western Virginia Water Authority at 540-853-5700.
  • In the event of a medical, fire, or police emergency, please call 911.
  • If Valley Metro buses transitions to snow routes, information will be available at 540-982-2222 or on the Valley Metro website

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