More Than Flurries: Weather Service Issues Snow Alert

Will this be the first snow day of 2017?

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for western Loudoun County, effective at 6 p.m.

According to the alert, 1 to 2 inches of snow could accumulate through the night. Drivers are advised to prepare for slippery conditions during their morning commute.

Loudoun County Public Schools announced that all of its facilities will be closed by 6 p.m. today, and all previously scheduled events are cancelled.