Tidewater area likely to see less than one inch of snow, freezing rain Tuesday night to Wednesday morning

Snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected for the Tidewater area into Wednesday morning.

The Tidewater area is expected to get less than 1 inch of snow, with sleet and freezing rain mixed in, according to National Weather Service Wakefield office.

Snow is predicted to start after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, with a freezing rain and snow mix beginning Wednesday morning. The area will also see a thin layer of ice on the ground, according to the National Weather Service.

Interstate 64 East and West started getting road treatment for the expected winter weather on Monday, according to Virginia Department of Transportation Richmond district communications manager Bob Spieldenner.

Primary routes in New Kent County, such as Route 60, began treating roads Tuesday morning, according to Spieldenner.

The Fredericksburg area district, which includes King William, King and Queen and the town of West Point, began treating primary routes Tuesday morning, according to Virginia Department of Transportation Fredericksburg district communications manager Kelly Hannon.

Primary routes include Route 33, Route 30 and Route 17, according to Hannon.

Hannon said she encourages residents and drivers to check 511virginia.org on road conditions and vdotplows.org to check the status of snow plowing in an area.

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