Alexandria handing out sandbags Sunday

Given the potential for heavy rain, the city of Alexandria is warning residents and local businesses to prepare for possible flooding.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 08:38am EDT

Driving tips for inclement weather, power outages

Drivers should keep these tips in mind for navigating their way safely during and after the oncoming storm:

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 07:17am EDT

Digital readiness: How to prepare devices for the storm

The power goes out and the digital devices go on. But what happens when the battery life is drained?

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 07:12am EDT

Charles County offers free sand, bags

Charles County officials are offering residents free sand and bags to protect property from Hurricane Sandy.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 03:53am EDT

National Christmas Tree planted days before massive storm

A new National Christmas Tree was planted Saturday morning - just days before Hurricane Sandy is expected to wreak havoc in the District.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 03:26am EDT
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Storm supplies to have on hand

Whether it's a mega-storm, a hurricane or a snow storm, there are storm supplies families should always have on hand.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 03:08am EDT

Sandy forces Romney, Obama to cancel Va. rallies

Hurricane Sandy has prompted the two presidential campaigns to cancel scheduled events in Virginia.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 11:31pm EDT

Coast Guard restricts access to ports in Va., Md.

The approach of Hurricane Sandy has prompted the Coast Guard to restrict access to ports in the coastal waters of the eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 10:38pm EDT

Storm already having effect on sports world

The megastorm expected to create massive problems along the Eastern Seaboard over the coming days is already affecting sports.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 10:38pm EDT

Romney campaign in Virginia collecting storm relief donations

Romney campaign offices across Virginia are collecting emergency supplies in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 08:10pm EDT

A year after Irene, US prepares for superstorm

A year after being walloped by Hurricane Irene, residents rushed to put away boats, harvest crops and sandbag boardwalks Friday as the Eastern Seaboard braced for a rare megastorm that experts said would cause much greater havoc.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 12:42pm EDT
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Verizon: Prepared for Hurricane Sandy

Verizon says the company is prepared for reliable landline and wireless service during the East Coast super storm.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 12:25pm EDT

Sandy leaves Bahamas after killing 43 in Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 11:28pm EDT

Megastorm scrubs Romney, Biden rallies in Va.

Two weekend rallies in Virginia's close presidential race have been canceled and others will likely fall victim to Hurricane Sandy, the mega-storm predicted to cause extensive damage in this electoral battleground a week before Election Day.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 10:18pm EDT

Storm preparations: Checking the sump pump

With thoughts of rising water at the forefront of many minds, checking basement sump pumps may help prepare homeowners to deal with flooded homes.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 10:03pm EDT

Alexandria residents stock up on supplies before Sandy

Friday - 10/26/2012, 08:06pm EDT

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg in Md. as storm prep continues

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in Maryland to support same-sex marriage, ended up discussing preparations for Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:05pm EDT

Mid-Atlantic braces for extended power outages

Mid-Atlantic electric utilities, facing the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy, reached across North America on Friday to secure extra help in restoring power that they said could be out for more than a week because of prolonged high winds and torrential rain.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:04pm EDT

State of emergency declared in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell declared a state of emergency Friday in preparation for an anticipated super-storm that officials said will begin to be felt in much of the state on Saturday.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:00pm EDT

Mayor: D.C. is taking every step possible before storm

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:00pm EDT

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