Monday, January 28, 2013
Take a look at some items to pack in your trunk and some safe driving techniques from The Weather Channel.
One of the best tips for driving on icy roads may be—don't drive unless you have to. But if you are out in your vehicle on wintry roads, here are some tips for driving on ice and snow from The Weather Channel. It starts with your car being ready for the drive. Here's one way you can be prepared right away, by carry the following in your trunk: The Weather Channel provides information on additional items to pack and gives further details on some of the items listed above. Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice The Weather Channel gives additional details and tips, plus advice on what what to do if your rear or front wheels lock, or you get stuck out on the road.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The Monday morning commute may be icy, according to the latest National Weather Service report.
It'll be an icy Monday morning in Prince George's County, according to the National Weather Service, where freezing rain and sleet are in the forecast. A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 10 a.m. Forecasters predict that ice will create slippery conditions on roadways, bridges and sidewalks. Federal agencies will operate on a delayed arrival schedule and employees should remain off the roads until after 10 a.m., according to an alert from Prince George's County officials. Federal offices will open at noon on Monday. Federal employees can opt to telework from home or take unscheduled leave. Prince George's County Circuit and District Courts will also open at noon. This post was updated.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Suspect from El Salvador targeted as part of operation against illegal immigrants with sex offense convictions.
A new video posted to a government website shows agents of the Beaureau of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement arresting an illegal immigrant with a history of criminal sex offenses in the Hyattsville area. The short video was uploaded Thursday, Jan. 24 to the US Army's Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System video sharing website DVIDSHUB.net by videographer Peter Nissen. Not much detail is provided by the videographer. For instance, the suspect is not identified in the video, nor is the exact location of the sting disclosed. Here is what is known: the raid was carried out by the officers with the Baltimore office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Enforcement and Removal Operations division. The arrest was part of …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The warning is in effect through 9 a.m. on Sunday.
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Prince George's County from midnight to 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30. Sub-freezing temperatures are highly likely, creating conditions that may harm vegetation and crops according to NWS. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 20s to lower 30s.