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Get the Facts
Find out where you need to go to get accurate information on FCPS closing information.
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Decisions, Decisions
When forecasters call for bad weather, the FCPS team goes into action to collect information and make a decision about whether to delay or close schools. This video explains and answers some common questions. Play (3:15)

When Fairfax County Public Schools have a schedule change (closing or delay) due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the information is communicated as soon as the decision is made in these ways: 

  • Posted here, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Posted on TV Channel 21 (Cox Communications, Reston Comcast, and Verizon cable customers only).
  • Sent to parents and employees via e-mail and text message (SMS).
  • Called in to area radio and television stations.
  • Sent via e-mail to News You Choose  subscribers of Delayed Openings and School Closings. 

Inclement Weather Situations

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March 15, 2016