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

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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

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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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A Reminder About Snow & Roof Safety Measures from Fairfax County

February 9, 2010 11:01 PM0 comments

The following reminders concerning snow and roof safety were issued to the public by Fairfax County officials late today:

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F.C. City Schools, Government Closed Wednesday

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Library & Community Center Closed & GEORGE Bus Service Cancelled Tomorrow Falls Church City Public Schools and the F.C. City Government will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 10, City officials announced today.

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Gov. McDonnell Updates Emergency Plans As New Blizzard Approaches Virginia

February 8, 2010 9:56 PM0 comments

In advance of another blizzard arriving Tuesday that forecasters now predict could dump another 20 inches of snow on top of last weekend’s record storm, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell updated today the existing State of Emergency that’s been in effect since last week.

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Falls Church City Schools Closed Tuesday

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Falls Church City Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 9, it was announced this afternoon. In addition, daycare, after school programs and all other school activities are cancelled.

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