Weather forecasters are predicting anywhere between 3 and 9 inches in the D.C. Metro area—what many say will be the largest snowfall in the local area in at least three years. They also report the snow is expected to be "pure snow," meaning not a mix of snow and ice rain.
UPDATE: All school offices closed at 1 p.m. Schools acting as polling places for Tuesday's special election for the 33rd District State Senate race will remain open until polls close at 7 p.m., though.
All Fairfax County and City of Fairfax public schools will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 21. This includes all activities scheduled to take place Tuesday on campuses in the district.
School Age Child Care Centers (SACC) will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 21.
SPECIAL ELECTION FOR STATE SENATE, 33RD DISTRICT
The special election to fill Attorney General-elect Mark Herring's state Senate seat for the 33rd District, which includes Herndon, Sterling, Leesburg and parts of Oak Hill and Chantilly, is on. Officials recommend voting early, as snow is expected to begin at 10 a.m. and last into the late evening. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., regardless of weather conditions. Click here for more information.
TOWN OF HERNDON
UPDATES: Tuesday night's Town Council work session has been canceled. Items on the agenda will be considered at the Jan. 28 public meeting.
All Parks and Recreation programs and classes are canceled.
The Herndon Community Center will remain open until 7 p.m., as well as the tennis bubble.
Fairfax County Government offices are open, Tuesday Jan. 21, however employees have been granted unscheduled leave. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled.
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