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More Flooding in Bloomingdale – Shaw/Howard Metro Station Flooded, Metro Closed Between Mt Vernon Sq. & Georgia Ave/Petworth Sunday Night

by Prince Of Petworth September 2, 2012 at 11:14 pm 14 Comments


1st and Rhode Island Ave, NW Sunday night courtesy of @BoundaryStoneDC

Unfortunately more flooding in Bloomingdale Sunday night.

@IAFF36 tweeted around 7pm:

“Units responding to Rhode Island Ave NE at 1st and 2nd streets. Several cars under water with people trapped in or on vehicles.”


Photo around 7:23pm via @AnaSantosPhoto

The Shaw metro stop on the green line also flooded causing a closure between Mt. Vernon Square and Georgia Ave./Petworth.

@WMATA tweeted around 9:30pm Sunday evening:

“Green/Yellow rail service btwn Mt Vernon Sq & Georgia Ave to remain suspended through system closing.”

On Aug. 22nd Mayor Gray established a flood prevention task force to address flooding in Bloomingdale and Ledroit Park.

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