Hurricane Sandy Hits The Washington Region

Hurricane Sandy Hits The Washington Region

We'll get an update from reporters and officials about how the region is preparing for the hurricane, and get the latest on what we can expect from the weather.

The full strength of Hurricane Sandy won't hit the Washington region for several more hours, but the storm is already wreaking havoc across the area. Federal and state offices, school systems and transit networks have all shut down on account of the weather. We'll get an update from reporters and officials about how the region is preparing for the hurricane, and get the latest on what we can expect from the weather.

Guests

Richard Sarles

General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

Bryan Russo

Coastal Reporter, WAMU 88.5; Host, Coastal Connection, 88.3 (Ocean City)

George Nelson

Vice President, Engineer and Operations, Pepco Holdings Inc.

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