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Posted at 9:19 AM ET, 02/28/2011

Storms may make travel dangerous

By Washington Post Editors

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[This post will be updated]

3 p.m. Update: The tornado watch has been canceled, and there haven't been many reports of damaging winds. What are you seeing? Post a comment below.

Original post: Fierce storms may rip through the Washington region today, according to The Post's Capital Weather Gang, bringing hail, wind gusts of up to 70 mph, flash flooding and even tornadoes, making driving conditions dangerous. A tornado watch is in effect from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Stay tuned to the Dr. Gridlock blog for the latest on travel conditions on the roads, rails and at the airports. Meanwhile, here are some resources to help you report problems. If you are aware of issues, please post a comment below, tweet @drgridlock or send an e-mail to transportation@washpost.com.


Report problems
Utilities
-- BGE outages: 877-778-2222; downed wires: 800-685-0123; outage map
-- Dominion outages and downed wires: 866-366-4357; outage map
-- Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative outages and downed wires: 703-335-0500; outage reports
-- Pepco outages: 877-737-2662; downed wires: 202-872-343; outage map
-- Washington Gas: 800-752-7520

Downed trees and debris in roads
Anne Arundel County: After hours, 410-222-6120; northern district, 410-222-6120; central district, 410-222-7940; southern district; 410-222-7940; Annapolis; 410-263-7870.
Arlington County:703-228-6527; after hours, 703-558-2222.
Calvert County: 410-535-1600.
Charles County: 301-932-3450 or 301-870-2778.
The District: 311; clogged storm drains, 202-612-3400.
Fairfax County: 703-324-5033 (Public Works); 571-350-1000 (Emergency Management); 703-383-VDOT.
Howard County: 410-313-3440.
Loudoun County:703-777-0333 (Emergency Management); 703-383-VDOT.
Maryland state: 800-543-2515.
Montgomery County: 240-777-6000.
National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/state/dc/
Prince George's County: 301-499-8520; after hours, 301-499-8600.
Prince William County: 703-792-7070 or 703-383-VDOT.
Virginia State: 703-383-VDOT.

By Washington Post Editors  | February 28, 2011; 9:19 AM ET
Categories:  Commuter Bus, Commuter Rail, Driving, Metro, MetroAccess, Metrobus  
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