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Update: 2.12.08 6:22 PM EST : Authorities report VDOT has spread lots of salt on the mountain roadway and the situation is improving, but caution is still advised throughout the evening.
Update: 2.12.08 6:10 PM EST : Authorities report the mountain is open to traffic again, but not recommended for travel. Cars are moving very slowly and having extreme difficulty making it up and over.
NCL has learned that travel across Brent’s Mountain along Route 151 south of Route 664 has become treacherous. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Department has dispatched fire and rescue units to the area to check out the situation and to possibly block the road from any additional traffic.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY was recently issued by the NWS for icy conditions developing in the area.
There are reports of some cars on the mountain unable to make it over the pass.
More as we have it.