F.C. Announces City Hall, Community Center, Library Open Friday, Feb. 12

February 11, 2010 7:41 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Public Information Office issued the following statement at 3:15 p.m. EST this afternoon: City Hall, the Community Center and library will be open on time tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 12.  Friday refuse will be picked up as scheduled, but not recycling.  (note: City government employees may use unscheduled […]

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F. C. Snow Emergency Persists Thursday, Prohibiting Parking on Key Routes

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The City of Falls Church told the News-Press today that the Declaration of Snow Emergency remains in effect Thursday as crews try to push back snow and widen intersections. According to the City’s Public Information chief Barbara Gordon, the Emergency declaration may be lifted Friday.

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Fairfax County Issues Precaution on Snow-Related Flooding; Metro Bus Begins Operating 47 Routes

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The Fairfax County government today issued a precautionary warning to citizens about the dangers of snow-related flooding as accumulated snow begins to melt. Citizens are urged to clear areas around roof downspouts and drains and away from water drains where possible.

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F.C. Schools, Government Closed Thursday

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Library & Community Center Closed; GEORGE Bus Service Cancelled Through Week In addition to City public schools, Falls Church City Government will also be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 11, F.C. Director of Communications Barbara Gordon announced tonight. GEORGE bus service is cancelled the rest of the week, as is recycling […]

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Weather Service Reports All-Time Snowfall Record Achieved for D.C. Region

February 10, 2010 8:29 PM0 comments

This afternoon, the National Weather Service announced that with 54.9 inches of snow received at the Reagan National Airport this winter, an all-time record was achieved, eclipsing the former mark of 54.4 inches set in 1899.

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Fairfax County Declares Snow Emergency Prohibiting Parking, Impeding Traffic on Designated Routes

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A snow emergency was declared in Fairfax County at 1:55 pm EST today, as county officials urged residents to stay at home and off the roads, and noting that parking or impeding traffic on designated snow emergency routes is unlawful and prohibited.

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Virgina Gov. McDonnell Declares ‘Very Dangerous Situation” in Northern Virginia

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In a telephone conference call with reporters this afternoon, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell declared the current blizzard conditions in Northern Virginia are “very dangerous,” citing zero visibility in some areas, seven-to-14 inches of snow from the latest storm, 39-54 mile-per-hour winds and wind chills driving temperatures down to 5-15 degrees. […]

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Reader Tips, News & More on F.C.’s Battle with the Blizzard

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Readers with tips and information of interest as Falls Church deals with the blizzard, such as restaurant openings, blocked roads, power outages, etc., are encouraged to comment here and pass along any and all info.

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F.C. Schools Closed Thursday

3:21 PM0 comments

City Government, Library, Community Center Closed Today With a blizzard warning in effect all day today, Falls Church City Schools announced that schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 11. All day care and after school programs, and evening activities are also cancelled

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Blizzard Hits Falls Church Wednesday Morning

2:17 PM0 comments

As whiteout conditions sweep through the City of Falls Church, the National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the Northern Virginia and D.C. area, including the City. The blizzard warning remains in effect until 7 p.m. this evening.

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