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Morning Notes

by ARLnow.com October 30, 2012 at 6:00 am 2,207 6 Comments

Schools, Gov’t Offices Closed Today — Arlington Public Schools are closed today for all classes and activities. All Arlington County offices, libraries, courts, schools, community centers and nature centers are closed. Federal government offices are also closed. ART bus service has been suspended for the day and Metro bus and rail service has been suspended for at least the morning.

Candidates Night Canceled — A local candidates debate scheduled for tonight at 7:00 has been cancelled. The debate was to be held at Resurrection Lutheran Church (6201 Washington Blvd) and was sponsored by a number of north Arlington civic association. In lieu of the debate, an informal candidate meet and greet may be held, weather permitting, at the Westover Beer Garden (5863 Washington Blvd) at 7:00 p.m. [Facebook]

Hurricane Hotline Set Up — Arlington County has set up a hotline for “frequent updates on Hurricane Sandy’s impact on Arlington.” The phone number is 415-655-0811 and the updates are given in English and Spanish. [Arlington County]

Sandy Impacts Weaken, But Linger — After dumping some 4 inches of rain on our area on Monday, Sandy is only expected to drop another 1 inch or so today. Winds won’t be quite as bad, forecasters say: 20-30 miles per hour with higher gusts possible. [Capital Weather Gang]

Photo via Arlington National Cemetery/Facebook

  • LEFant44

    Why would we need to call San Francisco to get an update on conditions in Arlington, VA? 415 is a California area code.

    • drax

      Call center?

      Like when you call your bank and get India.

  • Dezlboy

    Job Well Done!

    Despite Hurricane Sandy, vigil maintained at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    http://www.examiner.com/article/despite-hurricane-sandy-vigil-maintained-at-tomb-of-the-unknown-soldier

    • awesome. thanks for posting. “…a continuous watch over the site in Northern Virginia since 1948 without missing a second.

      • WonderboySplinter

        “Vigil” doesn’t preclude using a shelter when winds are gusting at 70+ mph.

  • Very impressive indeed! Thanks for your service!

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