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Snow Forecast for Fairfax County: Schools Closed Tuesday, Other Information

See what's in store for Fairfax County Tuesday.

Fairfax County will see some snow Tuesday. Patch file photo by Rachel Hatzipanagos.
Fairfax County will see some snow Tuesday. Patch file photo by Rachel Hatzipanagos.

Fairfax County may see anywhere between 3 to 5 inches of snow Tuesday, if the forecast from the National Weather Service holds up. 

The weather service said that a mixture of snow and sleet will start coming down at about 3 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday. 

With that in mind, Fairfax County sent out the following information about closures in the county Monday evening: 

• Fairfax County Government offices are open Tuesday, Dec. 10, however employees have been granted unscheduled leave. Emergency service personnel should report as scheduled.

• Fairfax County Public Schools are closed on Tuesday, Dec. 10. School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are closed.

• The Fairfax County Circuit Court, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court have not yet made a decision on operating status (as of 8:30 p.m. Monday).

Parks, Community and Recreation and Community Centers
• If you have questions about Park Authority facilities, contact the site directly, call the Parks 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.

Transportation: Connector, Fastran
• Fairfax Connector bus service may be affected by the inclement weather. Check the Connector Web page atwww.fairfaxconnector.com for the current operating status.

• For information about FASTRAN, call 703-222-9764, press 8; TTY 711, or online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/fastran.htm.

Libraries
• Library hours may be affected; call your local branch before visiting. For branch phone numbers, call 703-324-3100 or go towww.fairfaxcounty.gov/library.

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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