So far, so clear in Reston.
That’s the story at 8 a.m. Tuesday, but it is expected to change quickly. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Reston and Northern Virginia. Snow is expected to begin falling in Reston mid-morning, with totals of 6 to 8 inches expected here.
Federal offices in the D.C. area are closed. Non-emergency federal employees will have the day off, unless their office requires them to telework.
Fairfax County government is open, but with unscheduled leave for employees.
Fairfax County Public Schools are closed, along with most other area school systems.
Find out more about Fairfax County agency openings and closing on the county emergency services blog.
The special election for the State Senate Seat in the 33rd District (which covers parts of Oak Hill and Herndon) is on. The county advises voting early if you are headed to the polls.
For snowplow updates, visit VDOTplows.org.
Taking public transportation? Check Metro’s Service Update page.
Weather map for Jan. 21 courtesy National Weather Service.
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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.
The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.
Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.
He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.