'Incredibly Unusual Event' -- Virginia Officials Surprised Heavy Winter Snow Led to I-95 Gridlock

'Incredibly Unusual Event' — Virginia Officials Surprised Heavy Winter Snow Led to I-95 Gridlock


Virginia officials said Tuesday night they were surprised by the ferocity of the “incredibly unusual” weather event that saw hundreds of vehicles trapped on Interstate 95 over the past 48-hours.

Thousands of motorists were left stranded in their vehicles, some for more than 12 hours, on the I-95 in Virginia following heavy snow and ice blockages – with some motorists calling it “the longest traffic jam” they’d been in, as Breitbart News reported.

Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam (D) described the event as “incredibly unusual” and defended his decision not to send in the National Guard to assist clearance teams, suggesting it wouldn’t have helped the situation.

“We all need to be clear that this was an incredibly unusual event,” Northam said at a news conference,

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