Thanks to Matt for sending on SATURDAY: “Looks like we are getting our first Christmas trees in town potentially before we see our last one. Costco already has Christmas decorations on sale.”
From a press release:
“Youth leaders around the world have called for a Global Climate Strike and week of action from September 20-27. Youth have led the way so far but now they are calling on everyone to take action with them. In Washington, DC we are answering that call in a major way: we are going to Shut Down DC.
On September 23rd, a coalition of climate groups and allies will bring traffic and business as usual to a standstill in the nation’s capital to demand the government acts immediately to end the climate emergency. Read More
— Natasha Dabrowski (@NBDabrowski) August 7, 2019
And the thunder was no joke too!! Read More
Photo by PoPville flickr user washingtonydc
From WMATA yesterday:
“Good news for our Union Station customers: Repairs to the chiller system that provides cool air to the station were COMPLETED overnight, sooner than expected. The system is back online, and you should feel a difference starting today!”
Photo by PoPville flickr user Erin
Ed. Note: Don’t forget, these pools will stay open until 9pm through Sunday.
From Alert DC:
“National Weather Service reports an upgrade to the Heat Advisory to an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 11AM- 9PM. The Heat Advisory is no longer in effect.
Heat Index Values: Near 110 degrees today, then potentially 110 to 115 degrees Saturday and Sunday due to temperatures in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees and dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s.
Impacts: Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken.
Precautionary/Preparedness Actions: Read More
Thanks to Aaron for passing on from DPR:
“Due to the intense heat this week, Mayor Bowser announced that select outdoor pools and splash parks will remain open until 9:00 p.m. through Sunday, July 21.
Banneker (2500 Georgia Avenue, NW)
Ward 2: Read More
Photo by PoPville flickr user Tim Brown
From Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA):
“Due to today’s severe weather, the Bowser Administration advises the following road closures remain in effect and will likely be closed for the duration of the afternoon rush hour.
Canal Road, NW (Foxhall Road to Chain Bridge Road)
4700 Block of South Capitol Street, SE
1800 Block of Kalorama Road, NW
Arizona Avenue, NW (between Canal and MacArthur Boulevard)
Northbound I-395 at the 7th Street Ramp“
Photo by Rachel R
Thanks to Rachel for sharing from Alexandria: “Hopefully they’ll be done cooking by 5 :) maximum internal temp so far has been 175°F”
She tells me she does this every year and is thinking of making Nachos next. Call me old fashioned but personally I want to see some eggs frying! Read More
Thanks to Eric for sending from North Cleveland Park.
And thanks to Deep State Warrior for sending these from Adams Morgan.