For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are some news items that caught our eye.
In the News
How much snow will we get? Totals of 4 to 8 inches predicted for metro area, more south and less north. (CWG)
PHOTOS: D.C. area’s 1st snowstorm of 2019 See photos as the D.C. region prepares for and endures the first snowstorm of the year. (WTOP)
Electronic edition of the Alexandria Gazette Download the latest edition of the Alexandria Gazette in PDF format (Alexandria Gazette)
Electronic edition of the Alexandria Times Download the latest edition of the Alexandria Gazette in PDF format (Alexandria Times)
This weekend’s storm has a name Winter Storm Gia is spreading a swath of snow and some ice from parts of the Plains and Midwest to the mid-Atlantic, making travel a challenge. (Weather Channel)
- Dog rescued after falling thru pond near Denver
- 4 killed in St. Louis area after biggest snowstorm since 2014
- Checking out the new locations of Amazon HQ2
Help Alexandria Families for Safe Streets win some grant money by retweeting this tweet.
Plz Retweet this video to help us win funding to develop a Street Safety app that uses real-time near miss data to help keep two Alexandria VA elementary school zones safe! @zendrive #FundMyStreets pic.twitter.com/uevvUEeDsf
— Alexandria Families for Safe Streets (@alxsafestreets) January 4, 2019