Local counties are doing what they can to prepare for the sucker punch meteorologists expect Hurricane Sandy will deliver to the D.C. area.
Superstorm bears down on East Coast, which grinds to a halt as residents hunker down or flee
WTOP has contacted a number of gas stations to find out whether they have gasoline.
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.
Most flights in and out of Dulles International and Reagan Washington National airports are canceled because of Hurricane Sandy.
Officials in Cecil County say all roads are open, but drivers are nonetheless being urged to avoid travel unless necessary.
5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm, cause havoc across eastern US
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.
Hurricane Sandy gains strength as it heads toward the US East Coast
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.
Hurricane Sandy has gained strength as it swirls toward the East Coast.
Students and some municipal workers in Virginia are being spared the challenge of going out into the rough weather.
Federal offices are closed to the public Monday.
Hurricane Sandy's death toll rises to 65 as flooding continues in Haiti
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.
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.
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.
1. A NORTHBOUND HURRICANE
As Americans braced Sunday for Hurricane Sandy, Haiti was still suffering.
Obama signs District of Columbia emergency declaration as Hurricane Sandy approaches