(Updated at 9:55 a.m.) While Fairfax County cancelled school today, Arlington Public Schools opened on time despite the snow.
About an inch of wet snow has fallen, covering roads and sidewalks. A number of crashes have been reported around the county, per scanner traffic, and at least one school bus has gotten stuck on a snow-covered street. Another crash involving a bus has been reported on S. George Mason Drive in front of the National Guard center.
Several streets have been closed due to slick conditions, including N. Harrison Street at Little Falls Road, near Yorktown High School, the large S. Walter Reed Drive hill north of S. Four Mile Run Drive, N. George Mason Drive at Park Drive and N. George Mason Drive at Wilson Blvd.
ART buses, meanwhile, have been delayed due to the winter precipitation. Per ART:
ART Routes 41,45,62,75,77,and 84 are experiencing delays/operating issues due to icy/slippery road conditions. Road Supervisors, Safety and Maintenance Technicians are assisting Operators. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The federal government is also open on time today, with the option for some employees to telework.
Arlington County Police and other agencies are urging drivers to be careful on the road.
More from social media:
Slop starting to stick in places. Go slower because you never know. pic.twitter.com/xSfgRdETZT
— Arlington Department of Environmental Services (@ArlingtonDES) November 15, 2018
The snow may not accumulate enough to require shoveling but it does require you to completely clear your windshields before heading out. Slow down, plan extra travel time and drive for the conditions. ❄️ #ArlWx pic.twitter.com/kpVBQzwxQK
— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) November 15, 2018
— Kevin (@surrrewhynot) November 15, 2018
Location:Arlington County Roadways
Impact: Numerous county roadways are impacted by weather. Use caution and follow police direction. pic.twitter.com/7k4rlbASNP
— Arlington Alert (@arlingtonalert) November 15, 2018
@ARLnowDOTcom @APSVirginia Nice job Arlington. I just spent 30 minutes trying to go 3 blocks to get out of my neighborhood. Cars sliding up and down hills and buses crashing on Walter Reed. pic.twitter.com/pKrsWEhL7k
— Janet Smith (@Planet_of_Janet) November 15, 2018
Yorktown Blvd on the way to Discovery. Stalled trucks and buses pic.twitter.com/YijrVKjt4J
— Jay Kennedy (@jakennedy00) November 15, 2018
— Alison Dye (@alisonedye) November 15, 2018
Sleet is continuing to fall in North Arlington. We’ve been hearing fewer reports of problems on the roads over the past 30 minutes or so, but motorists should continue driving cautiously.
— Arlington Now (@ARLnowDOTcom) November 15, 2018
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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
Join us as we explore Vini Franchetti & their two sister vineyards Passopisciaro (Sicily) and Vini Franchetti (Tuscany) for our Sicily/Tuscany Wine Dinner!
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 6pm
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