Fairfax County Emergency Information

Posted at 1:15 p.m.

Winter Preparedness Week in Virginia is next week, Dec. 1-7, but Mother Nature doesn’t often time her delivery of inclement weather with pre-arranged observances. And that’s the case with this week’s pre-Thanksgiving weather forecast.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 a.m. Tuesday morning until 1 p.m. tomorrow afternoon. The winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. You should be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving. It is possible that tomorrow morning’s rush hour may be slippery, with the wintry mix turning to rain at around noon. No snow accumulation is expected.

Drive with Caution

Before heading out in inclement weather, be sure someone (a friend, relative or co-worker) knows that you are taking a trip, where you are going, the routes you will travel and…

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