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  • Thursday, March 5  •  National Weather Service Advisory 43°Light Rain Air Quality: Yellow
    CloseWeather Forecast
    Today: High 33° Low 8°
    Heavy SnowAir Quality: Yellow
    Fri: High 29° Low 10°
    SunnyAir Quality: Yellow
    Sat: High 44° Low 25°
    Mostly SunnyAir Quality: Yellow
    Sun: High 47° Low 28°
    Mostly SunnyAir Quality: Yellow
    Alert

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Alexandria area for Thursday, March 5, from midnight to 9 p.m. A snow emergency has been declared for the City of Alexandria, with enforcement of snow emergency routes to begin at 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 5. Significant accumulation of ice and snow may result in a Level 2 storm, which means that travel could be dangerous and some residential roads may not be clear until later in the week. Because the storm is expected to begin with rain, pre-treating streets with salt brine will not be effective. This type of precipitation often results in power outages. The City urges all residents and businesses to be prepared on an ongoing basis for the possibility that it may not be safe to travel for three or more days, and that power may be out during this period.

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    Upcoming events from the Office of Historic Alexandria

    Date    TimeEvent
    Aug 11, 2013 Sun 1:00 PMFamily Day - Science behind the Ice Well
    All families are invited to tour the historic tavern as Junior Docents, volunteers from grades 4 through 7, share their enthusiasm for history. Let your kids be inspired by their peers as they tour the tavern where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and others made history. Special activities explore how the tavern’s ice well worked, providing ice ...

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