Class canceled at noon in anticipation of major snowstorm

GW classes, events and other activities taking place at noon or afterward Friday are canceled, according to a campus advisory posted Thursday at 6:49 p.m.

The announcement includes events on the Foggy Bottom, Mount Vernon and Virginia Science and Technology campuses, and other locations throughout the Arlington and D.C. metropolitan areas.

A major snowstorm is expected to hit the D.C. area starting Friday, leaving behind anywhere from 16 to 30 inches of snow, Capital Weather Gang reported.

The Metro will shut down all services Friday night, and D.C. public schools and the city government will also be closed all day.

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