Tag: weather

After flooding, council declares local emergency

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com In the wake of the July 8 storm that dumped a month’s worth of rain on the region in little...

Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria and the larger DMV area faced a flash flood emergency on Monday, as four inches of rain fell in...

MVCS deals with mold, leaky roof

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy...

Portside festival moved as King Street Park opening delayed

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The park at the foot of King Street won't be ready to open in time for Portside in Old Town...

Letter to the Editor: Jones Point and global warming

To the editor: The “Medieval Warm Theory,” for a long time and even still, despite recent efforts to downplay it, the accepted theory, posits that...

Our View: September storms in Alexandria

Hurricane Florence’s menacing approach toward the coast in South and North Carolina is a reminder that we are never as in control as we...

Overnight storms result in flooding throughout Alexandria

Storms and rainfall that started in the early hours of Monday morning resulted in flooding on Alexandria streets near the waterfront, including in Old...

Power restored to most residents after windy weekend conditions

Winds topped out at 66 miles per hour in the D.C. metro area on March 2, causing school closures, widespread power outages and, in...

Water main break disrupts traffic on upper Duke Street

A water main break on upper Duke Street caused traffic disruption Monday morning. The water main break shut down all westbound lanes of Duke Street,...

Burst pipe causes Gadsby’s Tavern Museum to close temporarily

Gadsby's Tavern Museum will be closed to tours through at least January 24 due to flooding resulting from a burst pipe, the city announced...