D.C. residents are sent to serve sentences in federal prisons all over the country. How is the government shutdown and the passage of the First Step Act affecting their time inside?
It’s likely we’ll be spared the worst, but Greater Washington could still struggle with flooding, power outages and downed trees.
Just how bad is this storm? And what can we expect in our region?
- Jeffrey Halverson Severe Weather Meteorologist, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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