Dennis Feltgen, National Hurricane Center
Mayor Vincent Gray has declared a state of emergency in Washington in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
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.
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.
Baltimore is providing free sand and sandbags for businesses and residents in flood-prone areas.
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.
A storm of heavy rain and wind may knock out electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers in the D.C. region.
David Biello, energy and environment editor, Scientific American
Hurricane Sandy's arrival to the Washington-area is expected to be accompanied by high winds that could cause damage to homes.
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.
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.
Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.
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.
Maryland state officials are warning boaters not to ride out Hurricane Sandy aboard their vessels.
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.
Maryland transportation officials are reminding motorists of wind restrictions on state bridges as Hurricane Sandy approaches the coast.
The Department of Natural Resources says it will not enforce times for removing crabs from commercial pots so fishermen can prepare for Hurricane Sandy.
Maryland's highway officials are fueling up vehicles, clearing drains and getting chain saws and other equipment ready to deal with Hurricane Sandy.
Navy bases in Virginia are making preparations for Hurricane Sandy.
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.
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