Update: Aug. 9, 8:17 a.m.
Barbara Peters has been located safe in Chicago, according to a Facebook page providing updates on the situation.
"We do not have very many details at this time, but what we do know is that God has answered our collective prayers," an Aug. 8 update reads. "Law enforcement confirmed with us, this morning, that she has been found safe in Chicago ... The next objective is to bring her home. From now on, my family will be focused on ensuring Barbara's safe return home. Therefore, we will discontinue daily updates, but will post any significant events leading to Barbara's return home."
The statement went on to thank the community for its support in the search.
Original report: Aug. 1, 2:40 p.m.
Loudoun County authorities are continuing the search for a Round Hill woman who was last seen in Loudoun on July 24.
The woman, 40-year-old Barbara J. Peters, was seen in Maryland July 26, and authorities say she may have traveled to Chicago.
Loudoun detectives say they are working closely with Peters's family to locate her. There is concern for the woman's well-being due to health concerns.
Anyone who may have information regarding Peters's whereabouts is asked to contact Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Detective S. Coderre at 703-777-1021. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 or submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app, which is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.