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04/15/14 14:26The National Weather Service forecasts another ½ to 1 inch of rain over the next 1-2 hours. Based on the forecast and current flows in Cameron Run, county officials predict that residents may experience minor street flooding in the Huntington area and localized street flooding in the BelleView/New Alexandria areas.

Residents in those areas are encouraged to move vehicles to higher elevations as a precautionary measure.

County public works, emergency management and public safety personnel continue to monitor the weather and conditions and the ground and send additional alerts if the situation changes.

County officials will continue to monitor the storm and conditions on the ground and will send additional alerts if the situation changes.

For the current forecast, visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/weather-forecast.htm

Sign up for Emergency Alerts on your mobile phone at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cean
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04/01/14 09:17Accident 495NB near Braddock Rd (exit 54), 5-left lanes blocked.
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03/31/14 16:08Accident on I-395 NB at Exit 3/Duke St: 2-right lanes blocked
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03/26/14 09:23THE NWS HAS ISSUED A SPECIAL WEATHER STATMENT

THIN LOCALIZED STREAMERS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST
THROUGH PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND...THE EASTERN WEST
VIRGINIA PANHANDLE AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA THIS MORNING INCLUDING
PORTIONS OF I-81 AND I-70.

WITHIN THESE BANDS OF SNOW...RAPID VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS OF LESS
THAN ONE HALF MILE CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
OF A COATING TO ONE INCH. WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING THIS
MORNING...THAT WILL CREATE LOCALIZED AREAS OF ICY ROADS AND
DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THAT DRIVERS WILL ENTER INTO QUICKLY.

HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WILL OCCUR UNDER THESE BANDS OF SNOW. DRIVERS
NEED TO BE EXTREMELY CAUTIOUS IN THESE THIN BANDS OF SNOW.
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03/24/14 21:34Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am to 3 PM EDT Tuesday
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03/24/14 21:32Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am to 3 PM EDT
Tuesday.

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow which is in effect
from 6 am to 3 PM EDT Tuesday.

* Precipitation type - Snow.

* Accumulations 1 to 3 inches. The highest amounts will be north
and west of Interstate 95 toward the Blue Ridge mountains.

* Timing snow will begin early Tuesday morning. The heaviest
snow is expected Tuesday morning before tapering off during the
afternoon and early evening.

* Temperatures low temperatures tonight in the mid to upper 20s.
High temperatures Tuesday will be in the mid to upper 30s.

* Winds becoming southeast around 5 mph.

* Impacts roads will be snow covered and slippery Tuesday
morning and travel will be difficult during the morning commute.
Most surfaces will become wet Tuesday afternoon with
temperatures rising above freezing.

Precautionary/preparedness actions.

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities and use caution while driving.
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03/17/14 06:55• Fairfax County Government offices are closed, Monday, March 17th and employees are granted emergency administrative leave. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled.
• The Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will also be closed today.
• Fairfax County Public Schools are closed, Monday, March 17th . School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are closed.

Parks, Community and Recreation and Community Centers
• If you have questions about Park Authority facilities, contact the site directly, call the Parks inclement weather line at 703-324-8661, TTY 711, or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks.
• For Department of Neighborhood and Community Services programs and events visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs or call 703-324-4600, TTY 711.
• The Reston Community Center and the McLean Community Center may be affected by the inclement weather. Call RCC at 703-476-4500, TTY 711, www.restoncommunitycenter.com or MCC at 703-790-0123, TTY 711, www.mcleancenter.org for their current operating status.

Transportation: Connector, Fastran
• Fairfax Connector bus service may be affected by the inclement weather. Check the Connector Web page at www.fairfaxconnector.com for the current operating status.
• For information about FASTRAN, call 703-222-9764, press 8; TTY 711, or online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/fastran.htm.

View the public meetings calendar at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/calendar/ShowCalendar.aspx for any potential cancellations of public meetings of Fairfax County government Boards, Authorities or Commissions.

Emergency information is available on Fairfax County’s Web site (www.fairfaxcounty.gov), Emergency Information Blog (www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/blog), Facebook (www.facebook.com/fairfaxcounty), Twitter (www.twitter.com/fairfaxcounty), the Community Emergency Alert Network (CEAN) at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cean or by calling the Fairfax County Emergency Information Hotline at 703-817-7771, TTY 711.

Winter weather preparedness information can be found online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/prepare/winter.
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