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Roads Still Icy, County Government Open Late

by Karen Goff — March 6, 2015 at 7:35 am 2 Comments

Snow on Lake Audubon, Feb. 16, 2015/Credit: Robert H via TwitterIt’s Frozen Friday.

If you are venturing out to shovel — or go to work — here is what you need to know:

It’s 10 degrees at 7:30 a.m. in Reston — but the high today is 27. Good news: It will be in the 50s next week.

The Virginia Department of Transportation is asking residents to delay trips today. Said VDOT: “Many icy patches out there, even on interstates. Crews are treating but extremely low road temps and rapid refreeze.

Fairfax County Public Schools are closed.

Wiehle-Reston East is operating on a normal schedule after being closed last night due to a small fire and flooding.

Fairfax County Government offices will open at 10 a.m. today. Employees have been granted unscheduled leave. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled.

he Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will open on time.

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.

The Reston Community Center may be affected by the inclement weather. Call RCC at 703-476-4500, TTY 711, www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

Fairfax Connector bus service is operating on a normal schedule, however, check the Connector Web page at www.fairfaxconnector.com for the current operating status and updates.

Fairfax County Public Libraries are closed today.

Reston Association offices will open at 10 a.m.

Area airports are open, but there are cancelations, so check with your airlines.

File photo of frozen Lake Audubon

  • Mike M

    This is winter’s last shot! It’s beat. WeWe made it!
    Another 18 hours and it’s over and out!
    Daylight at 7PM coming soon to an evening near you.

  • Michael P. McHugh

    This is winter’s last shot! It’s beat. We made it!
    Another 18 hours and it’s over and out!
    Daylight at 7PM coming soon to an evening near you.

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