Public schools closed today

Area public schools are closed today — some due to inclement weather and others due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Shenandoah County public schools were supposed to close at 1 p.m. today, but it was announced this morning that they would be closed all day.

Frederick and Warren County public schools are closed due to the holiday. Winchester city schools are closed due to the weather.

All Lord Fairfax Community College locations are closed due to the weather.

Valley residents woke up to rain today, but that is expected to turn into snow before 2 p.m., and then rain mixed with snow later today, according to the National Weather Service.

Today’s high will be near 38. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches is predicted.

On Thanksgiving Day, rain or snow showers are in the forecast between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. The high will be 41.

Watch the rain and snow move across the region on the Northern Virginia Daily’s radar at http://www.nvdaily.com/weather.