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Winter Weather Updates
Monday, 13 March 2017
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Update 9 a.m. March 15:

  • The Senior Centers are closed today, as they follow the school system's inclement weather policy.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Prince William County and the surrounding Metropolitan Washington area, from 7 p.m. Monday, Mar. 13 through 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017. A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. NWS has forecasted that Prince William County could see anywhere from 6-10 inches of snow. That's a lot of snow!

Three key factors to keep in mind:

1. Be Prepared

2. Stay Informed

  • We will update information related to any impacts the storm will have on Prince William County here on our website, as well as the County's Facebook and Twitter accounts.

  • The County's Police Department and Department of Fire and Rescue have social media accounts. Please consider following them to stay informed.

  • Know about road closures in the county by visiting the county's Road Closure Application or signing up to receive text/email notifications.

  • Find information on Prince William County Public Schools delays and cancellations by visiting PWCS.edu or following the schools on Twitter or Facebook.

  • The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for treating and clearing public roads in Prince William County. VDOT has multiple resources you can use:

    • 1-800-FOR-ROAD to report road conditions

    • www.vdotplows.org for the 24/7 status of plows and trucks (available when two inches have accumulated)

    • @VaDOTNOVA on Twitter

3. Know who to call

  • Emergencies – Please contact 9-1-1 for emergency situations only.

  • Police Non-Emergency Line -If you have a situation requiring police that does not need emergency response, please call 703-792-6500.

  • Utilities – If you experience loss of power, contact your utility provider:

    • Dominion Power: 888-DOM-HELP (888-366-4357)

    • NOVEC: 703-335-0500 or 888-335-0500

    • Washington Gas: 703-750-1400 or 800-752-7520

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