Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued the following statement urging West Virginians to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary.
Also, only state employees providing essential services are required to report for work today, If you have questions, Tomblin said in a statement, contact your supervisor. For more information, state employees can call the State Employee Information Line at (304) 558-9117 or (888) 558-9117.
“Please stay off the roads today unless it is an emergency or you must travel. If you must travel today, please use caution as our emergency crews continue to assist those in need and as our road crews continue to clear the roadways,” Tomblin said. “I encourage you to do what you do best -- check on your families, friends and neighbors this morning and make sure they are safe. Many areas in our state received a substantial amount of snowfall overnight and continue to be under a winter weather advisory or warning."