Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!
🌤 Today’s weather: Clear throughout the day. High of 41 and low of 36.
☔ Tomorrow: Rain throughout the day. High of 57 and low of 35. Sunrise at 7:25 am and sunset at 4:51 pm.
🚨 You need to know
The big talking point around town this week is the weather. Forecasts are calling for a rather stormy end to the week with cold weather on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
While it’s sunny and clear today, the Washington Post said Christmas travelers should prepare for an “Arctic onslaught” starting on Friday. The meteorological prediction for tomorrow is some wintery mix just north of Alexandria before changing to rain for the region. Rain showers are expected to hit early on Friday, with the temperature dipping into the 20s or lower around noon. By Saturday, those temperature readings are expected to fall to single digits, then climbing back out to 30s and 40s on Monday and Tuesday.
But will it snow on Christmas? The Washington Post says: maybe. A classic fluffy, snowy accumulation is unlikely and the likelihood any of it will hit Alexandria is slim, but there could be some snow to the north and west.
📈 Tuesday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Dec 20, 2022.
- Man busted buying $500 gift card with stolen credit card in Potomac Yard (2019 views)
- D.C. man arrested after Friday’s armed carjacking on S. Van Dorn Street | ALXnow (1258 views)
- Legislative discussion highlights Alexandrians’ struggle with rising rents (324 views)
- Alexandria striving to make it easier for non-citizens to join law enforcement (241 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- The Star Awards: Del Ray Business Association Honors Those Going Above and Beyond
Zebra (Tuesday @ 8:31 pm)
- Stay ‘n Play: Holiday Hotel Deals in Alexandria
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 4:52 pm)
- Alexandria Restaurant Week Returns January 20 – 29, 2023
Zebra (Tuesday @ 4:48 pm)
- Dates Announced for Alexandria Restaurant Week
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 4:37 pm)
- Christmas Grocery Store Hours 2022 In Alexandria: Aldi, BJ’s, Safeway
Patch (Tuesday @ 2:47 pm)
- A Revolutionary Way To Test for COVID? Breathylizer, Now in FDA Trials, Provides Results in Under 60 Seconds
Zebra (Tuesday @ 2:31 pm)
- Lily’s Chocolate & Coffee Seeks To Open At Busy Old Town Intersection
Patch (Tuesday @ 11:33 am)
- A Love of Animals Inspired a New Path for Stella Hanly
Alexandria Living (Tuesday @ 11:18 am)
🐦 Tweets of note
Will you help a senior or person with disabilities so they can safely travel to medical appointments and errands? #VolunteerALX works with the City of Alexandria to match volunteers with neighbors who need help. BYOS, bring your own snow shovel. https://t.co/ed8gOf0pdS pic.twitter.com/NU7l1SDEcI
— Volunteer Alexandria (@Volalex) December 20, 2022
ACPS is pleased to announce that Dr. Marcia Jackson has been selected for the new role of chief of student services and equity. She began transitioning into this role on Dec. 12, 2022, from her previous one as the executive director of student services.https://t.co/0O5jGSYEHr
— ACPS Careers (@ACPSk12Careers) December 20, 2022
— Michael Pope (@MichaelLeePope) December 20, 2022
The future of Alexandria West depends on your input! Complete the survey before December 31 to help shape our community.https://t.co/NA0B5Ba3GV
— AlexandriaVAGov (@AlexandriaVAGov) December 20, 2022
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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Old Town residents and business owners are up in arms for not being officially notified of a route change for the George Washington Birthday Parade on Feb. 20 (President’s Day)….
As rainfall travels down the hills of the Parkfairfax neighborhood, the momentum sweeps it past the slim gutters meant to catch the water, propelling it further downhill to devastating effect….
Cloud is a 10-year-old black and brown medium-haired cat searching for her forever home. Currently up for adoption at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, she has a decade of…
A 23-year-old Lorton man was charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly crashing into four cars in Old Town. The crash occurred near the intersection of S. Patrick Street and…
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