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Monday, January 26  •  National Weather Service Advisory 42°Light Rain Air Quality: Green
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Today: High 39° Low 30°
Rain/SnowAir Quality: Green
Tue: High 38° Low 21°
AM Clouds/PM SunAir Quality: Green
Wed: High 35° Low 23°
SunnyAir Quality: Yellow
Thu: High 40° Low 33°
PM Rain/Snow Showers
Fri: High 39° Low 21°
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 31, 2008

First Night Alexandria Fireworks Cancelled

The midnight fireworks display scheduled for First Night Alexandria have been cancelled due to weather-related difficulties.  The truck delivering the fireworks was stranded by an accident on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge which resulted in trucks being banned from using the bridge. The delay has made the vendor unable to get to the City in time to complete the set up and safety checks required for the display.  As a result, the fireworks have been cancelled.