Potential impact of Hurricane Sandy

Dennis Feltgen, National Hurricane Center

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:52pm EDT


D.C. mayor declares state of emergency

Mayor Vincent Gray has declared a state of emergency in Washington in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:32pm EDT

Navy to move ships out of storm's path

The U.S. military will be moving ships from the Norfolk Naval Station region in Virginia out to sea to get out of the path of Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:14pm EDT

Anne Arundel County to have storm TV channel

For the first time, Anne Arundel County residents will have access to a live cable television channel that will provide information about response to Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:14pm EDT

Baltimore offering free sandbags to residents

Baltimore is providing free sand and sandbags for businesses and residents in flood-prone areas.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:12pm EDT

Storm could upend presidential campaign travel plans

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney's meticulously arranged travel schedules could be upended in the last full week before Election Day by a super storm barreling toward some battleground states.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:11pm EDT

Massive power outages expected in D.C. area

A storm of heavy rain and wind may knock out electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers in the D.C. region.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:08pm EDT

Comparing Hurricane Sandy to the 'Perfect Storm'

David Biello, energy and environment editor, Scientific American

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:46pm EDT


How to protect your windows from the storm (VIDEO)

Hurricane Sandy's arrival to the Washington-area is expected to be accompanied by high winds that could cause damage to homes.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:58pm EDT

U.S. Fleet orders Va.-based ships out to sea

The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces in Norfolk is ordering ships in Virginia's Hampton Roads area out to sea ahead of Hurricane Sandy's expected path along the coast.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:34pm EDT

Metro taking steps to keep buses, trains running

The D.C. transit system is urging travelers to sign up for email and text alerts to keep tabs on changes to bus and train schedules because of the approaching storm.

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

Assateague Island to be closed before hurricane

Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:08pm EDT

Maryland to monitor storm impact on early voting

Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration says weather developments will be monitored to determine whether changes will be needed to the state's early voting schedule.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:06pm EDT

Boaters warned not to ride out storm onboard

Maryland state officials are warning boaters not to ride out Hurricane Sandy aboard their vessels.

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

Airlines ask fliers to reschedule due to big storm

Some U.S. airlines are giving travelers a way out if they want to scrap their plans due to a massive storm expected to hit the East Coast.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:02pm EDT

Md. motorists reminded of bridge wind restrictions

Maryland transportation officials are reminding motorists of wind restrictions on state bridges as Hurricane Sandy approaches the coast.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 02:26pm EDT

Md. suspends enforcement of blue crab harvest time

The Department of Natural Resources says it will not enforce times for removing crabs from commercial pots so fishermen can prepare for Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 02:06pm EDT

Md. highway officials prepare for hurricane

Maryland's highway officials are fueling up vehicles, clearing drains and getting chain saws and other equipment ready to deal with Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 02:02pm EDT

Navy in Va. makes preparations for Hurricane Sandy

Navy bases in Virginia are making preparations for Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 01:54pm EDT

Baltimore mayor says storm has Isabel potential

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is urging residents to prepare for severe weather that she says has the potential to have an Isabel-type storm surge.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 01:54pm EDT
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