Good Tuesday morning, Alexandria!
☀️ Today’s weather: Expect sunny weather with a high temperature near 84°F and calm winds shifting east at 6 mph during the afternoon. In the evening, skies will be mostly clear with a low temperature around 59°F. South winds will be around 5 mph before becoming calm later in the night.
🚨 You need to know
Depending on who you ask, Alexandria’s in for either a warmer-than-average winter or a snowy winter wonderland.
Alexandria Living Magazine reported that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting higher than average temperatures in Northern Virginia this winter, somewhere in the range of 33-40% chance to have above average temperatures.
There wasn’t much snowfall last year, with a few light dusting but no significant accumulation. The region will likely have more precipitation than average, NOAA said, but it’ll likely be rain rather than snow.
The Washington Post cited a strengthening El Niño as the main culprit for its snowy winter prediction. Still, the Post said the El Niño impact is far from assured, and warming spurred on by climate change could bump those icy storms up to rain.
📈 Monday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Oct 2, 2023.
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📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
It’s been a busy week in Alexandria. Just days after Alexandria’s City Council voted unanimously to ditch single-family-only zoning, Mayor Justin Wilson announced that he would not be running for…
The days of digging through archives by address to find a historical report on a building in Alexandria could, themselves, be a thing of the past. Anyone can now easily…
Friends of Guest House needs pajamas and cozy socks for their female residents who are transitioning back to the community from prison. Realtor Maureen Clyne started the annual effort four years ago…
A 4 BD/2.5 BA home with a gas fireplace, patio and a large landscaped yard is included in Just Listed.
Get ready to Shake, Rattle and Roll with this one-of-a-kind, high-octane rockabilly concert experience! Rockabilly Rumble is the all-new, musical experience celebrating the southern rock music that exploded on the scene in the 1950s. Organized by Alexandria City High School Alum and pro-musician Sam C. Jones, this band of world-class performers will have you dancing in your Blue Suede Shoes all night long with songs made famous by Bo Ridley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and more. Relive their most popular hits, along with some forgotten gems. “Rockabilly Rumble” is a dance-worthy, foot stomping evening you’ll never forget!
This show is 21+ only.
YOU MUST HAVE A VALID PHYSICAL ID. A PICTURE OF YOUR ID IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.
Unwrap the magic of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday all weekend at Current Boutique! Dive into luxury with exclusive deals on pre-loved designer treasures, celebrating sustainable fashion with every purchase. Whether in-store or online, indulge in guilt-free glamour and support local businesses. ✨🛍️👗
💥 Sale: 25% off everything & 50% off tall boots
📅 Date: Friday November 24 – Sunday November 26