It looks like Northern Virginia's most significant snow storm of the season has started to arrive.
Predictions Wednesday morning indicated Vienna could see anywhere from 6 to 12 inches, with more expected in North and Western suburbs.
The Winter Storm Watch from the National Weather Service predicts the snow will continue through early Thursday.
Winds of up to 25 miles per hour, with gusts up to 35 miles per hour, are also expected.
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Throughout Wednesday, check here for all service and road closures as they happen.
11:34 a.m. Wednesday: Town of Vienna offices and the Community Center are closing at 11:30 a.m. due to worsening conditions.
10:30 a.m. Wednesday: All libraries, including Patrick Henry Library in Vienna, will close at 11 a.m.
8:37 a.m. Wednesday: The Town of Vienna and Fairfax County governments remain open, as does the Vienna Community Center, but all Parks and Rec classes are canceled.
Trash collection has been canceled for the town and county.
5 a.m. Wednesday: All Fairfax County Public Schools are closed Wednesday.
As of 3:05 p.m. Tuesday: The Town of Vienna has suspended trash collection Wednesday.
Customers on the Wednesday route should put out their trash as usual next Wednesday, March 13. The town said trash will be collected as usual this Thursday and Friday.
As of 9:35 a.m. Tuesday: Town of Vienna offices remain open, as do Fairfax County Government offices and courts.
Fairfax Connector bus service is operating normally, but "may be affected by the inclement weather," the county says. Check the Connector Web page or call 703-222-9764 for any operating changes.
Until the snow begins, here's some information to keep on hand:
Road Conditions, Closings
- Use Patch's commute page for live traffic maps before you leave the office. Snow will mix with rain around 4 p.m., just in time for the afternoon rush.
- The Virginia Department of Transportation keeps a map with all incidents, road work and closures here: 511virginia.org
- The Town of Vienna issues community alerts during snowstorms, and posts closures on its website. You can also "like" the town on Facebook.
- Fairfax County Emergency Information Blog.
- To report an outage to Dominion Power, call 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357). To see Dominion's online outage map, click here.
Other information to keep on hand: