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Winter Storm Preparedness:
RADFORD, Va. - Radford City Officials have begun preparing for Winter Storm “Diego”, which will begin over the weekend. Often times during snow storms, the City’s 911 Dispatch Center is inundated with calls that are not considered to be an emergency. Public Safety Officials are reminding citizens to please only call 911 if you are having or reporting an emergency. For your convenience, other important numbers are posted below.
Non-Emergency Dispatch- (540)731-3624
Radford Electric Department: (540)731-3641 (Hours: 8:30-3:30)
Radford Department of Public Works: (540)731-3605 (Hours: 8:30-4:00)
Access Latest Road Conditions—call the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) at 511.
Preparing for Winter Weather Tips:
Primary concerns during a winter storm, while at home are loss of heat, power, and a shortage of supplies. To be prepared for the storm make sure to have the following items available:
Another major concern during winter weather is traffic and vehicle safety. Avoid driving if at all possible, during a winter storm; however, if you need to drive in snow or cold conditions, TAKE IT SLOW IN THE SNOW. Fully check and winterize your vehicle before the winter season begins and carry a Winter Storm Survival Kit that includes the following:
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