Good Monday morning, Alexandria!
🌧️ Today’s weather: Rain is expected mainly before 9am, followed by mostly cloudy skies that will gradually clear up, reaching a high near 43. The day will be breezy with a northwest wind of 16 to 21 mph and gusts up to 39 mph. Precipitation has a 60% chance with less than a tenth of an inch possible. For Monday night, expect clear skies, a low around 28, and a northwest wind of 5 to 10 mph that becomes light west after midnight.
🚨 You need to know
It’s light, blink and you’ll miss it, but the region had some of its first snowfall this morning.
The region got nearly two inches of snow this morning in some places, the first snow in over a year for Alexandria.
Alexandria snow plows did a test run around the city last month to get ready for the possibility of stronger winter weather ahead.
📈 Friday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Dec 8, 2023.
- Notes: Old Town sandwich shop Lori’s Table closes (5032 views)
- Alexandria discloses list of ‘racially restrictive’ covenants on city-owned properties (4857 views)
- Just Listed in Alexandria (1012 views)
🗞 Other local coverage
- Youngster on Holiday Edition of MasterChef Junior Has Alexandria Ties
Zebra (Sunday @ 4:54 pm)
- Flood Watch Issued, Heavy Rains Followed By Light Snow In NoVA
Patch (Sunday @ 3:09 pm)
- Holiday Happenings in Williamsburg
Alexandria Living (Saturday @ 1:06 pm)
- Jews Gather at The Lyceum in Alexandria Thursday Dec. 7 to Usher in First Night of Hanukkah
Zebra (Friday @ 4:53 pm)
- Baby Dies, Fentanyl Found | $49K Mall Theft | $312K Winner: VA News
Patch (Friday @ 3:36 pm)
- 3 VA Freeways Top List Of ‘America’s Most Loathed Highways’
Patch (Friday @ 12:34 pm)
- FCPS Reinstates Real Snow Days for Students
Alexandria Living (Friday @ 7:47 am)
- Oasis on Royal Opens
Alexandria Living (Friday @ 7:25 am)
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
- 7:00 pm: FREE Comedy Open Mic Old Town
ALXnow will be running a series of City Council candidate interviews through the local election filing deadline on April 4. City Councilman John Taylor Chapman says that he wants small…
As Alexandria’s City Council and School Board work to reconcile their budgets, Mayor Justin Wilson scolded School Board leadership for not taking a longer view of budgets and planning. Alexandria’s…
It’s a big (green) weekend in Alexandria! The Ballyshaners 41st Alexandria Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will step off from the corner of King Street and St. Asaph Street at 12:15…
Washington D.C. resident Dykwon Perry Davis has been indicted by a multi-jurisdictional jury on two felony charges: abduction with intent to defile and attempted rape. Davis is charged with the…
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