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FFXnow Daily Debrief for May 10, 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 — May 10, 2024.

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

  1. Photos: Barnes & Noble temporarily closes Tysons store, will relocate within mall (13942 views)
  2. Washington Capitals-donated skating rink nears opening at Lake Fairfax Park (12785 views)
  3. NOW: Dulles Toll Road reopens after fatal crash in Herndon (8221 views)
  4. Burke resident dies in private plane crash, state police say (7687 views)
  5. Hilton hotel approved for Scotts Run in Tysons despite county staff objections (6072 views)
  6. Outdoor movie series planned for Reston parks and pools this summer (3141 views)
  7. With plans for a temporary shelter still in limbo, Reston’s unhoused residents brace for summer heat and change (2702 views)
  8. Driver dies in one-vehicle crash that shut down Georgetown Pike (2438 views)
  9. Arlington developer proposes townhomes in Oakton, replacing aging office building (2102 views)
  10. Fairfax County board likely to approve consolidation of animal control services (1938 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 a partly sunny day with a high near 66 degrees, accompanied by a calm wind picking up to around 5 mph from the south in the afternoon. As for Saturday night, showers are likely, primarily between 7pm and 2am. The sky will be mostly cloudy, and temperatures will drop to around 51 degrees, with a south wind between 6 and 8 mph. There is a 70% chance of precipitation, with new rainfall amounts potentially ranging from a tenth to a quarter of an inch. 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. 👋