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Latest Forecast for McLean; What's Open, What's Closed Tuesday

Winter Storm Warning issued Monday night has been canceled.

A Winter Storm Warning issued Monday night has been canceled. Patch file
A Winter Storm Warning issued Monday night has been canceled. Patch file

Update (1:52 p.m.): The National Weather Service is no longer showing a winter weather advisory for McLean.

This afternoon should be partly sunny with a high near 33. Tonight, the low should be around 19 degrees.

Wednesday, the National Weather Service forecasts sunny skies and a high near 32.

As of 1:36 p.m., Dominion Virginia Power was reporting 3,872 customers in Fairfax County without power, out of a total of 381,510.

Update (10:07 a.m.): The latest forecast from the National Weather Service for McLean calls for only 1 to 3 inches of snow to accumulate, a smaller amount than what was predicted Monday night.

Most of the snow should fall before 3 p.m.

The Winter Storm Warning issued Monday night has been canceled. Fairfax County remains under a winter weather advisory until 2 p.m.

Original article: McLean won't be getting a break from winter weather just yet.

The National Weather Service on Monday night issued a new winter storm warning for much of the Washington metro area, including Fairfax County and McLean, through 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Up to 6 inches of snow could accumulate, much of it starting after daybreak. Expect hazardous conditions for morning commutes.

All Fairfax County Public Schools and school administrative offices will be closed Tuesday morning. Fairfax County offices will be open.

The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled for Tuesday:

  • extracurricular activities
  • interscholastic contests
  • team practices 
  • field trips
  • middle school after-school programs
  • professional learning and training courses
  • all adult and community education classes 
  • recreation programs and community use by outside groups.

Parks, Community Centers, Courts, Bus Service, Libraries, Public Meetings and More:

  • Fairfax County Government offices will be open Tuesday, though employees have been granted unscheduled leave. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled.
  • School Age Child Care centers are closed.
  • The Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court have not yet made a decision, as of 8:30 p.m. Monday, on operating status for Tuesday.
  • If you have questions about park facilities, contact the site directly, call the park authority's inclement weather line at 703-324-8661 (TTY 711) or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks.
  • For Department of Neighborhood and Community Services programs and events, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs or call 703-324-4600 (TTY 711).
  • The Reston Community Center and the McLean Community Center may be affected by the inclement weather. Call the Reston center at 703-476-4500 (TTY 711) or visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com, or contact the McLean center at 703-790-0123 (TTY 711) or check www.mcleancenter.org for operating status.
  • Fairfax Connector bus service may be affected by the inclement weather. Check the Connector Web page at www.fairfaxconnector.com for the current operating status.
  • For information about FASTRAN, call 703-222-9764, press 8 (TTY 711), or check online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/fastran.htm.
  • Library hours may be affected; call your local branch before visiting. For branch phone numbers, call 703-324-3100 or go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.
  • View the public meetings calendar at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/calendar/ShowCalendar.aspx 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 page (www.facebook.com/fairfaxcounty), Twitter account (www.twitter.com/fairfaxcounty) and the Community Emergency Alert Network (CEAN) at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cean, or by calling the Fairfax County Emergency Information Hotline at 703-817-7771 (TTY 711).

Fairfax County Public Schools closed Monday due to inclement weather, though county offices were open. Federal offices opened with a two-hour delay.

Snow and subsequent ice Sunday and early Monday knocked out power to about 130,000 Dominion Power customers in Northern Virginia. By Monday night, regional outages were down to about 30,000, but the electric company was bracing for Round 2 of winter weather and said outages could be a "multi-day event."

To report or check the status of an outage, click here or call 866-DOM-HELP (866-366-4357).

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