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FFXnow Daily Debrief for Apr 19, 2024

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar.

🕗 News recap

The following articles were published earlier today — Apr 19, 2024.

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

  1. New Fairfax County ordinance requires drivers to stop, rather than yield, for pedestrians (18973 views)
  2. FCPS hopes to alleviate school overcrowding with new boundary adjustment policy (16533 views)
  3. Taim Mediterranean Kitchen in Reston permanently shutters four months after opening (6986 views)
  4. Manassas Man arrested after road rage shooting incident in Centreville (5319 views)
  5. Juvenile arrested for alleged rape and abduction in Reston apartment building (5091 views)
  6. JUST IN: Two injured in rooftop fire in Tysons (3069 views)
  7. Halal hot chicken restaurant opens in Reston’s South Lakes Village Center (2621 views)
  8. Firefighters say they ‘Wiehle Like’ new pedestrian bridge at Wiehle Avenue (2265 views)
  9. Fairfax driver charged with felony hit and run in Vienna (1841 views)
  10. NEW: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Fairfax (1674 views)
  11. Reston au pair indicted on second degree murder in fatal shooting case (1560 views)

📅 Upcoming events

Here is what’s going on Saturday throughout the county, from our event calendar.

Here are the events planned for Sunday:

🌤️ Saturday’s forecast

Expect clouds to clear gradually by mid-morning, leading to a high near 68 degrees and a northwest wind blowing at 10-15 mph, with gusts reaching up to 26 mph. For Saturday night, skies will be partly cloudy and the temperature will drop to around 43 degrees. The north wind will blow at 5-11 mph, with gusts up to 20 mph. See more from

🌅 Tonight’s sunset

The MonumentCam screenshot above is used with permission of the Trust for the National Mall and courtesy of EarthCam.

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. 👋