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by Prince Of Petworth January 16, 2018 at 4:15 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Paul Sirajuddin

You have been warned!!

From a press release:

“The National Weather Service is forecasting up to two inches of snow beginning around 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17. To prepare, the DC Snow Team will deploy more than 200 trucks at 7:00 pm this evening to treat all National Highway System, primary, secondary and residential routes within the District ahead of the morning commute. The DC Snow Team will also have trucks on standby throughout Wednesday morning to monitor and treat roads as necessary. In preparation for this evening’s anticipated precipitation, major roads in the District were pretreated with liquid brine over the holiday weekend. Residents and motorists can register to receive important weather alerts from the District on their devices by signing up for AlertDC at alertdc.dc.gov.

To prepare for the snow, residents are encouraged to heed the following tips: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 8, 2018 at 1:20 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin

From D.C. Public Schools:

“Due to the inclement weather forecast, all afterschool programs, athletic events, and evening meetings are cancelled today, January 8, 2018. All students will be dismissed at their school’s regular dismissal time. Staff will remain at schools until all students have been dismissed.”

From the Mayor’s Office earlier:

“The National Weather Service is forecasting a wintry mix of rain, sleet, and freezing rain beginning Monday afternoon around noon and lasting into the later evening hours. To prepare, the DC Snow Team will deploy more than 200 trucks to salt District roads on Monday, January 8 starting at 9:00 a.m.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 4, 2018 at 6:30 am 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user evegophotos

From OPM:

Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN under 2 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 2 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.”

From Alert DC:

DC Public Schools reports they will be closed today January 4, 2018″

“NWS reports the current temperature is 24 degrees with a wind chill of 9 degrees. Today’s forecast is snow, mainly before 10am. Areas of blowing snow before 10am. High near 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Tonight’s forecast, mostly clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -4. Northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Therefore, The Department of Human Services (DHS) in collaboration with DCHSEMA will keep the city’s Cold Emergency Plan activated for Thursday January 04, 2018.”

From the Deputy Mayor (as of 5:30am):

District Government opening on time
Metro open

From Council of D.C.

“the Council will be opening two hours late today”

From Alert DC:

“Amtrak reports Northeast Regional service between Washington DC and Newport News / Norfolk, VA, is canceled today Thursday, January 4, 2018.”

Updates with any changes and of course – send me your snow dog and other snow photos to [email protected] (or @PoPville on Facebook/ Twitter/ Instagram/ Flickr) and please include neighborhood where you took the photo. Thanks!!

by Prince Of Petworth January 3, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0


Photo by PoPville flickr user Erinn Shirley

From the Mayor’s Office:

“The National Weather Service is forecasting up to one inch of snow beginning at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 4. To prepare for the weather event, the DC Snow Team will begin pretreating roads at 8:00 p.m. this evening and deploy more than 200 trucks at 1:00 a.m. to treat all National Highway System, primary, secondary and residential routes within the District. Residents and motorists can register to receive important weather alerts from the District on their devices by signing up for AlertDC at alertdc.dc.gov.

To prepare for the overnight snow and morning commute, residents are encouraged to heed the following tips: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth January 2, 2018 at 9:30 am 0


1330 V Street, NW

Lorenzo sends the shot above from V Street:

“ice rink developing at Harrison Recreation Center caused by broken water fountain”

DC Water has tweeted:

“If you have an emergency or see something that should be brought to our attention, tweet us (@dcwater), or call the 24/7 Command Center at (202) 612-3400.”

DC Water has been alerted to these cases.

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