Loudoun County sheriff’s deputies responding to multiple weather-related crashes

The Loudoun County sheriff’s office is responding to a number of weather-related crashes as the first snow storm of the region settles in.

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They’re asking residents to only drive if it’s necessary, and to exercise caution amid the winter flurries.

The sheriff’s office has not indicated how serious the crashes are.

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Earlier in the day, Virginia State Police issued a warning for drivers along the Interstate 81 corridor, across the Upper Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia.

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You can also check the sheriff’s website for specific traffic questions in Loudoun County.