Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Let us know if you hear of a new business or government closing due to weather in the Herndon area.
We're keeping track of a rolling list of closures. This article will be updated with new closures as they come in, with the most recent ones at the top. Check back throughout the day, and let us know if you hear of a new closure, or post it in the comments. • Trivia is canceled at Finnegan's in Woodland Park Crossing tonight, but the restaurant will be open its normal hours. • The Reston YMCA announced it will be closing at 4 p.m. today. • All of tonight's classes are canceled at Gold's Gym at the Clocktower shopping center in Herndon. • Herndon's Down Dog Yoga has canceled its 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. classes for tonight. • Announced at 12:15 p.m. — the Herndon Community Center offices will be closing at 1 p.m. today due to inclement …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Watch this live radar of the Northern Virginia snowstorm. Patch will keep you updated about delays and closings throughout Tuesday and Wednesday.
Update - 3/5, 11:15 a.m.: Fairfax County government offices and services will close at noon today. Emergency personnel are still required to report for duty. Libraries closed at 11 today. --------------------------------- Update - 3/6, 5:55 a.m.: All Fairfax County Public Schools are closed and after-school events and activities are canceled. Federal government offices are closed, while Fairfax County's government offices are open with unscheduled leave allowed. Employees should use their best judgement when deciding whether or not to report to work. Fairfax County's courts are closed and the Fairfax Connector is operating on a Sunday schedule today. The Town of Herndon will announce government office closures on the town's website by 7…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Rain will change to accumulating snow Tuesday evening. Are you excited or annoyed?
Herndon is under a winter storm watch, according to the National Weather Service, and the chances our area will see “significant snow” Tuesday night and Wednesday are increasing. The official National Weather Service forecast for Herndon calls for rain Tuesday afternoon changing to snow after dark. The low temperature will be 33 Tuesday night and rise only to 35 on Wednesday as precipitation continues through Wednesday evening. “More than 5 inches possible… with the potential for significant snowfall somewhere within the watch area,” according to the forecast. The storm impacts could include “difficult driving conditions, heavy wet snow and gusty winds could lead to power outages.” And, since people in Northern Virginia like to name storms…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The winter storm watch for our area has been canceled.
Update, 2:45 p.m. Jan. 17: The winter storm watch for our area has been canceled. But file the tips and links in this article away for next time! Original story, Jan. 16: The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather storm watch for the Fairfax County area which will be in effect Thursday morning until late Thursday night. Heavy snow is expected during this time, accumulating to an estimated five inches in some areas. Herndon is expected to see two to four inches of snow. Snow may mix with rain earlier in the day and will become heavier throughout the afternoon. Snowfall is expected to end Thursday night. Temperatures will be in the lower 30s, and winds are expected to be northwest 5 to 10 mph and gusts up to 20 mph. Roads may …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Wednesday, when heat indexes are expected to be about 105 degrees.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Wednesday for the region. The heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday with heat index values expected to be at about 105 degrees. High temperatures in the region will hit about 100 degrees. Addtionally, there is a 30 percent chance of rain and possible isolated thunderstorms on Wednesday afternoon. The heat advisory means there will be a combination of hot temperatures and high humidity, and heat-related illnesses will be more possible. Area residents are encouraged to drink plenty of fluids, stay in air conditioned buildings or rooms, and stay out of the sun. Residents should also check on their elderly relatives and neighbors. When outside, wear lightweight …
Friday, July 6, 2012
The heat will be dangerous, but may not be record-breaking.
The high temperature Friday and Saturday will rocket to near or above 100 again in Herndon, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Under mostly sunny skies, it may reach 97 degrees Friday. Saturday, temperatures could reach 101 with a mix of clouds and sun. The heat index both days will be between 100-110 degrees. Amazingly, the high temperatures this weekend may not break records. The record high at Washington Reagan National Airport for July 6 (Friday) is 103, set in 1999. The record high for July 7 (Saturday) is 102, set in 2010. These high temperatures are moving in from the Midwest, where Chicago, St. Louis and other cities are baking today. “A huge area of excessive heat warnings and heat advisories have been issued …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Fourth of July forecast: High of 95 degrees, possible thunderstorms.
Herndon-area residents won't be getting any relief from the heat for the Fourth of July holiday. Temperatures in Herndon will hit 95 degrees on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. "Hazy, hot and humid" is how the Capital Weather Gang describes expected weather on the July 4th holiday. The combination of heat and humidity will create a heat index in excess of 100 degrees, the NWS report stated. There is a 40 percent chance of afternoon or evening thunderstorms. Some of the storms may be severe, according to the NWS. For the rest of the week—Thursday, Friday and Saturday—the days may be even hotter, hitting 98-100 degrees. Beginning Sunday, the Northern Virginia area will see slightly cooler temperatures with a high on …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
An excessive heat watch has been issued for the 20710-area on Friday.
Late June will feel like late August this weekend as temperatures reach the upper 90s Thursday through Monday. The high temperature will be 96 with sun on Thursday. Temperatures will climb to 100 Friday, 98 Saturday and 97 Sunday. Temperatures will drop back to 94 Monday and 95 Tuesday, according to Weather.com's extended forecast. Friday’s skies will be partly cloudy, and there is a slight chance of thunderstorms Friday afternoon, evening and overnight. Saturday and Sunday will be sunny and mostly clear. The humidity will hover around 50 percent during the day, rising slightly overnight from Thursday through Monday. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Friday, lasting from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The heat index …