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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Jun 2, 2023

Good Friday evening! Today we published 5 articles that were read a total of 4221 times on FFXnow alone, so far.

📈 Top stories

The following are the most-read articles for today (Jun 2, 2023)…

  1. Metro station closures will affect Orange and Silver line train service, starting tomorrow
  2. County blesses Montessori School of McLean’s plan to buy church site
  3. Fairfax County Public Library plans first-ever Children’s Summer Reading Festival

Since it’s Friday, we’ve also compiled a list of the most-read articles of the week, below.

  1. BREAKING: Two people killed, two injured in Idylwood shooting and stabbing (7750 views)
  2. Chicken salad restaurant chain circles expansion into Fairfax County (5152 views)
  3. JUST IN: Teen charged in Idylwood fatal shooting, stabbing (3633 views)
  4. County proposes initial Route 7 BRT stations in Tysons, from Spring Hill to West Falls Church (2715 views)
  5. Opening of Reston Town Center’s new dine-in theater delayed again (2367 views)
  6. With evictions fueling homelessness, Fairfax County explores options to stop them (1790 views)
  7. Space-centered cyber company moves HQ to Reston Town Center (1534 views)
  8. Demolition and renovation proposed for Herndon Taco Bell (1100 views)
  9. County officials propose guidelines for allowing bigger and brighter signs (1051 views)
  10. Bicycle and pedestrian facilities on Nutley Street to be recommended with Pan Am redevelopment (905 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday in Fairfax County, from our event calendar.

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

⛈️ Saturday’s forecast

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. At night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. See more from Weather.gov.

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

We hope you have a great weekend! Feel free to discuss the most-read stories of the week, the upcoming weekend events or anything else of local interest in the comments. 👋