East Coast grinds to a halt as superstorm nears

Superstorm bears down on East Coast, which grinds to a halt as residents hunker down or flee

Monday - 10/29/2012, 10:01am EDT

Where can you find gas?

WTOP has contacted a number of gas stations to find out whether they have gasoline.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 09:51am EDT

Prince George's County opening a shelter for storm

Prince George's County is opening a shelter at a Springdale high school, and says it's prepared to set up more shelters if necessary.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 08:14am EDT

Dozens of flights at D.C.-area airports canceled

Most flights in and out of Dulles International and Reagan Washington National airports are canceled because of Hurricane Sandy.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 08:13am EDT

Swift-water rescue teams en route to Cecil County

Officials in Cecil County say all roads are open, but drivers are nonetheless being urged to avoid travel unless necessary.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 08:10am EDT

5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm

5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm, cause havoc across eastern US

Monday - 10/29/2012, 07:10am EDT

At a Glance: How to handle a flight cancellation

Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall Monday night or early Tuesday, likely in New Jersey. It will tie up with other weather systems and form a so-called superstorm. Airlines have preemptively canceled thousands of flights in New York, Philadelphia, Washington and elsewhere. But the storm's affects are already being felt far away from the East Coast.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 07:08am EDT

Sandy gains strength as it heads toward East Coast

Hurricane Sandy gains strength as it heads toward the US East Coast

Monday - 10/29/2012, 06:38am EDT

MARC commuter rail suspends service due to Sandy

The MARC commuter rail service will not operate on what would normally be the first day of the work week because of the incoming hurricane.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 05:40am EDT

Sandy gains strength as it heads toward East Coast

Hurricane Sandy has gained strength as it swirls toward the East Coast.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 05:39am EDT

Schools closed across Va. on Monday

Students and some municipal workers in Virginia are being spared the challenge of going out into the rough weather.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 05:33am EDT

Federal offices closed because of Sandy

Federal offices are closed to the public Monday.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 04:48am EDT

Hurricane's death toll rises to 65 in Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy's death toll rises to 65 as flooding continues in Haiti

Monday - 10/29/2012, 03:43am EDT

Obama balancing storm response with campaigning

President Barack Obama has spent months trying to balance his re-election bid with running the government. Now, just when his campaign needs him the most, with little more than a week before the election, his official job is beckoning.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 02:56am EDT

Mid-Atlantic prepares for week of misery

Hurricane Sandy threatens to bring as much as a foot of rain, winds of up to 80 mph and a wall of water 4 to 11 feet high to coastal areas.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 02:51am EDT

Sandy and storm surge pose 'worst case scenario'

The projected storm surge from Hurricane Sandy is a "worst case scenario" with devastating waves and tides predicted for the highly populated New York City metro area, government forecasters said Sunday.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 01:38am EDT

5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm

1. A NORTHBOUND HURRICANE

Monday - 10/29/2012, 01:33am EDT

Hurricane's death toll rises to 65 in Caribbean

As Americans braced Sunday for Hurricane Sandy, Haiti was still suffering.

Monday - 10/29/2012, 01:28am EDT

Obama signs DC emergency declaration due to Sandy

Obama signs District of Columbia emergency declaration as Hurricane Sandy approaches

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 10:11pm EDT

Eastern US braces for dangerous superstorm

From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm that could endanger 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation, with forecasters warning that the New York area could get the worst of it _ an 11-foot wall of water.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 09:08pm EDT
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