Winter Storm Warning
For Immediate Release: March 5, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the City of Alexandria beginning at midnight tonight, through 3 a.m. on Thursday, March 7. City officials are preparing for a possible Level 2 storm, as defined by the Alexandria Winter Weather Emergency System.
In a Level 2 storm, roads are expected to be snow covered and driving conditions hazardous. City snow removal crews will work first to make snow covered roads passable for emergency and public utility vehicles. Crews will then return to make roads passable for all vehicles. Residents, property owners, and businesses are reminded to clear snow from their sidewalks to help ensure safe mobility across the city. Residents are also asked to help clear snow and ice around storm drains, catch basins and hydrants.
The City urges residents to be prepared in case of a snow emergency. Visit the City’s webpage for winter preparedness tips.
For information about Alexandria's Winter Weather Emergency System and other snow-related topics, visit alexandriava.gov/Snow. For more information or to report a problem, call 703.746.HELP (4357). For power outages, contact Dominion Virginia Power at1.866.366.4357.