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Increased Number of Traffic Accidents on Area Roads; Stay Home if Possible

Posted at 10:50 a.m.

Public safety officials from Fairfax County, and the region, are reporting an increasing number of traffic accidents on area roadways.

County officials ask residents to please stay home and stay off the roads. Roads are worse than they look, so if you don’t have to be on the roads, don’t!

The National Weather Service reports that Fairfax County has received approximately 3-4 inches of snow so far this morning, with a transition to sleet later. Temperatures, meanwhile, will only rise into the low 30s today. The winter storm warning also remains in effect until 7 p.m. this evening.

 

County Government Closed Wednesday, Feb. 20

Posted at 4 a.m.

County and School Status

  • Fairfax County Government offices are closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 20, and employees are granted emergency administrative leave. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled.
  • The Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court are closed.
  • Fairfax County Public Schools are closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 20. School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are closed.

Parks, Community and Recreation and Community Centers

Transportation: Connector, Fastran

View the public meetings calendar at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/Calendar for any potential cancellations of public meetings of Fairfax County Government Boards, Authorities or Commissions

Emergency information is available on Fairfax County’s website (www.fairfaxcounty.gov), Emergency Information Blog (www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/blog),  Facebook (www.facebook.com/fairfaxcounty), Twitter (www.twitter.com/fairfaxcounty), Fairfax Alerts at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts or by calling the Fairfax County Emergency Information Hotline at 703-817-7771, TTY 711. Fairfax County Government Radio (www.fairfaxcounty.gov/radio) will also announce county government closings.

Fairfax County Snow Guide can be found online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/snow.

 

Fairfax County Open on Wednesday, Jan. 30; Unscheduled Leave for Employees

Fairfax County Government Operating Status

Posted at 8:35 p.m.

UPDATED 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30

  • Fairfax County Government offices are open on Wednesday, Jan. 30, however employees have been granted unscheduled leave. Employees are reminded that they should notify their supervisor if they elect to use unscheduled leave. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled.
  • The Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court are open on Wednesday, Jan. 30.
  • To accommodate passengers who are reporting to work later than usual this morning due to inclement weather, Fairfax Connector will operate extra service on severeal routes today, Wednesday, Jan. 30. Passengers should also expect possible delays due to road conditions.
  • Fairfax County Public Schools are closed Wednesday, Jan. 30.  School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are closed.

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 fairfaxcounty.gov/parks.
  • For Department of Neighborhood and Community Services programs and events visit fairfaxcounty.gov/neighborhood-community-services or call 703-324-4600, TTY 711.
  • The Reston Community Center and the McLean Community Center may be affected by the inclement weather. Call RCC at 703-476-4500, TTY 711, restoncommunitycenter.com or MCC at 703-790-0123, TTY 711, www.mcleancenter.org for their current operating status.

Transportation: Connector, Fastran

Libraries

  • Library hours may be affected; call your local branch before visiting. For branch phone numbers, call 703-324-3100 or go to fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

Public Meetings

View the public meetings calendar at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/Calendar for any potential cancellations of public meetings of Fairfax County Government Boards, Authorities or Commissions.

Additional Information Sources

Emergency information is available on Fairfax County’s website and the Emergency Information BlogFacebookTwitterFairfax Alerts or by calling the Fairfax County Emergency Information Hotline at 703-817-7771, TTY 711. Fairfax County Government Radio will also announce county government closings.

Fairfax County Snow Guide can be found online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/snow.

Impending Weather Affects Some Programs and Public Meetings

Fairfax County Government Operating Status

Posted at 11:55 a.m.

UPDATED 2:40 p.m.

  • The Fairfax County Public Library and its branches will close at 6 p.m. this evening.
  • All Neighborhood and Community Services facilities and programs will be closing at 6 p.m. this evening.
  • Channel 16’s “Your Community, You’re Connected,” scheduled for this evening, has been cancelled. The program has been rescheduled for Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. 

Due to today’s hazardous weather outlook, several county programs and meetings are affected this afternoon and evening.

County and School Status

  • All Fairfax County Public Schools are closing two hours early today, Tuesday, Jan. 29. School Age Child Care (SACC) centers will remain open until 6:15 p.m.
  • Fairfax County Government offices and the Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court remain open at this time.

Parks, Community and Recreation and Community Centers

Transportation: Connector, Fastran

Libraries

  • Library hours may be affected; call your local branch before visiting. For branch phone numbers, call 703-324-3100 or go to fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

Public Meetings

The following advertised public meetings have been cancelled.

  • 3 p.m. – Board of Supervisors Health, Housing, and Human Services Committee
  • 6:30 p.m. – Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Affordable Housing Resources Panel
  • 7 p.m. – Lincolnia Planning District Study Task Force Meeting

For more information on advertised public meetings of Fairfax County Government Boards, Authorities or Commissions, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/Calendar.

Additional Information Sources

Emergency information is available on Fairfax County’s website and the Emergency Information Blog, Facebook, Twitter, Fairfax Alerts or by calling the Fairfax County Emergency Information Hotline at 703-817-7771, TTY 711. Fairfax County Government Radio will also announce county government closings.

Fairfax County Snow Guide can be found online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/snow.


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Fairfax County Government Opening at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14

Programs/Services Updates

Updated at 3:25 p.m. (Jan. 14)

  • The Burke Centre Library will be closing at 6 p.m. tonight.

Updated at 12:15 p..m. (Jan. 14)

  • Chantilly Regional Library and Centreville Regional Library are closed today.

Updated at 11:59 a.m. (Jan. 14)

  • The first of six UAS public information outreach sessions scheduled for this evening at the Mason District Governmental Center has been postponed in an abundance of caution due to the potential re-freeze of the parking lots and roadways. Tonight’s program has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 4. More details on the meetings.

Updated at 11:15 a.m. (Jan. 14)

  • Dolley Madison and Herndon-Fortnightly Libraries are closed today. Burke Centre and Chantilly Regional will open at 11:30 a.m. An opening time for Centreville Regional is still undetermined. (Library status page)

Updated at 10:47 a.m. (Jan. 14)

  • Due to the snow, building inspections in Fairfax County will occur today on a limited basis and only to areas that can be accessed safely. If you have questions, please call 703-631-5101.

Updated at 9:20 a.m. (Jan. 14)

  • Most library branches will open at 11 a.m., with the exception of the Centreville Regional branch, which is still to be determined.

Updated at 5:50 a.m. (Jan. 14)

  • Trash and yard waste collection will begin at daybreak for county customers. The vacuum leaf collection program will be suspended today. If you receive trash/recycling collection service from a private trash collector, contact them directly. Learn who picks up your trash.

Updated at 5:10 a.m. (Jan. 14)

Posted at 8:08 p.m. (Jan. 13)

County and School Status

  • Fairfax County Government offices will open at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14. Employees have been granted emergency administrative leave from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled. Unscheduled leave is authorized for the remainder of the day. Employees are reminded that they should notify their supervisor if they elect to use unscheduled leave.
  • Fairfax County Public Schools are closed Monday, Jan. 14. School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are also closed.
  • The Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court have not yet made a decision on operating status.