On-and-off rain, mix reported in areas during morning commute

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Some areas have seen rain, while others experienced a slight mix and some snow during Wednesday morning’s commute.

Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation pretreated roads ahead of a wintry mix that was expected to impact much of the region.

VDOT said in a news release crews spread brine along all bridges and ramps in Hampton Roads — as well as VDOT-maintained roads in in James City County and Emporia.

In his Tuesday weather blog, Meteorologist Jeremy Wheeler said there could be a few sprinkles or flurries before midnight — but a bulk of the precipitation will start up after midnight.

WAVY’s Kiahnna Patterson reports areas in the Peninsula, like Williamsburg, saw on-and-off rain during the morning commute.

There were reports of snow in Mathews County as a mix moved across areas that included James City and Gloucester counties. The Eastern Shore saw some snow and a wintry mix.

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