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

Utilities, Metro prepping for possible mega-storm

While Hurricane Sandy's track isn't clear at this point, the electric companies and Metro are preparing for what could be a rough few days.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 01:33pm EDT

Md.'s O'Malley declares storm state of emergency

Gov. Martin O'Malley is declaring a state of emergency across Maryland as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 12:00pm EDT

Sandbags and generators prepped for storm

Municipal workers in Ocean City are filling hundreds of sandbags in preparation for flooding from a combination of pre-Halloween storms.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 11:55am EDT

Apps to keep you safe when an emergency strikes

These apps can help keep you safe in disaster or emergency situations

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:42am EDT

Forecasters warn East Coast about `Frankenstorm'

All the spare parts appear to be coming together to create what forecasters are calling "Frankenstorm," a monster combination of high wind, heavy rain, extreme tides and maybe snow that could cause havoc along the East Coast just before Halloween next week.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 07:57pm EDT

Stay informed: Where to find hand-crank, battery radios

When a big storm is coming, many residents want to make sure they can stay in communication even if they lose power. Hand-crank radios and battery- powered radios, while harder to find, are still out there.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 04:54pm EDT

Gadgets that won't leave you in the dark

When the power goes out and bare necessities become the most important, these gadgets will keep you going and connected.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 06:01am EDT

How long will food last in fridge and freezer?

Here are some guidelines so you know whether you'll be tossing out what's in your refrigerator and freezer.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 01:22pm EDT