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Hurricane Sandy – What’s Happening on Tuesday?

by Prince Of Petworth October 29, 2012 at 3:50 pm 55 Comments


Photo from Shaw this afternoon by PoPville resident Kathy Q

It’s 4pm – hope everyone’s still standing strong! I’m gonna use this space to update what’s going for Tuesday (power permitting). I’ll add government closings and openings and other vital info. If you know of any for Tuesday please add to the comments.

@mayorvincegray tweeted:

“PLEASE NOTE: D.C. government and @DCPublicSchools will be CLOSED again tomorrow [Tuesday] due to anticipated effects of #SandyDC”

OPM says Federal Government is closed as well:

“Applies to: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC, area are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.”

Send photos, questions, observations or anything related to Hurricane Sandy via email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com or via twitter to @PoPville, via facebook to Facebook.com/PrinceofPetworth, or via Flickr to the PoPville pool.

Stay safe everyone!

Russ writes:

“Even in the midst of a frankenstorm, mail is still delivered.”

Much respect. Have others received their mail as well?

@Puckbuddys tweets Monday around 4pm:

“@BensChiliBowl is open, but empty”

Update 4:30pm from WMATA:

Due to extreme weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy that are expected to impact the entire Metro service area through the overnight hours, Metro has announced the following for Tuesday, October 30:

Metrorail and Metrobus service will not resume service Tuesday morning. An announcement on when service may be restored will be made after Metro is able to assess damage and weather conditions in the morning. Metro personnel will need to perform a comprehensive damage assessment, including inspections of track, bridges, aerial structures, stations and facilities. Metrorail service restoration is also contingent on adequate commercial power to support operations and repair of any storm-related damage. For Metrobus, service restoration will vary by route and depend on road conditions.

• MetroAccess service will remain suspended all day Tuesday.

Metro will restore service only when it is safe to do so.

Update 4:40 pm from MPD:

List of Emergency Shelters:

DHS has begun emergency sheltering operations out of the following five DPR facilities.

o Bald Eagle Recreation Center ……………………100 Joliet Street, SW

o Deanwood Recreation Center ……………………1350 49th Street, NE

o Emory Heights Recreation Center ……………..5801 Georgia Avenue, NW

o Guy Mason Recreation Center …………………..3600 Calvert Street, NW

o North Michigan Park Recreation Center ……..133 Emerson Street, NE

• The centers will be open 24 hours starting Monday, October 29th at 10:00 AM and scheduled to remain open until at least Wednesday, October 31st.

Update 5:30pm from CM Jack Evans:

“Looks like High Heel race in Dupont sched for Tues nite will be postponed. Hope to have new date soon.”

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