8/21/2019 7:33 PM Gas Repairs: Road Closure / 5500 block of Nebraska Ave NW
Washington Gas reports the 5500 block of Nebraska Ave NW between Morrison St and 30th St NW is closed due to gas repairs. The estimated restoration time is 4-6 hours.
8/21/2019 3:47 PM Severe Thunderstorm Watch: District Columbia Until 10:00 pm
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the District of Columbia until 10 PM this evening. Thunderstorms may produce localized damaging wind gusts and isolated instances of flooding this afternoon and evening.
8/21/2019 3:39 PM Final Update: Road Closed Due to Down Wires (Garfield St.)
MPD reports the closure on Garfiled Street between 39th Street and Bellevue Terrace is now clear and open to traffic.
8/21/2019 1:35 PM Heat Emergency Plan Activation: August 21, 2019
NWS reports the temperature is 89, with a heat index of 98. The District of Columbia’s Heat Emergency Plan is activated. The District’s public cooling centers open when the heat index in DC reaches 95 degrees. A list of District cooling center locations is available at heat.dc.gov.
8/21/2019 1:30 PM Heat Emergency Plan Activation: August 21, 2019
The National Weather Service (NWS) reports the temperature is 89 degrees, with a heat index of 98 degrees. The District of Columbia activates its Heat Emergency Plan when the heat index in DC reaches 95 degrees. A list of District cooling center locations is available at heat.dc.gov. Extreme heat is dangerous and can cause illnesses and death. As temperatures rise, you are encouraged to take an active role in your safety and take action to stay cool. • Stay indoors: find places in the shade or with air conditioning. Visit a District cooling center. • Do not leave children or pets in vehicles: vehicles can reach dangerous temperatures within 10 minutes. For all animal emergencies, including animals left outside in extreme temperatures or in vehicles, call the Humane Rescue Alliance at 202-576-6664. • Drink plenty of fluids: increase your fluid intake but don’t drink liquids that contain alcohol, caffeine, or large amounts of sugar. • Wear appropriate clothing and sunscreen: pick lightweight, loose fitting, light-colored clothing, and wide brimmed hats. SPF 15 or higher sunscreen is best. • Check on your neighbors: young children, the elderly, and those with access and functional needs are the most vulnerable in our community. • Pet owners should keep pets indoors, walk pets early in the morning, and give pets plenty of water. For additional extreme heat information, visit ready.dc.gov/extremeheat
8/21/2019 1:30 PM Crime Alert 4th District (PSA 401-409)
Alert: Attempt Robbery at 1304 hrs in the 5600 block of Georgia Ave NW. Lookout for S1 B/M, black shirt, black pants, with black framed glasses, and a tear drop tattoo on his right eye. S2 B/M , gray shirt, gray pants. DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT #I20190504019 Sent to 4th District (PSA 401-409) Alert DC Sent by MPD Cad # 8051
8/21/2019 1:23 PM Final Update: MPD Road Closure 2400 - 2500 Pomeroy Road SE
MPD reports the police activity in the 2400 - 2500 blocks of Pomeroy Road SE has cleared and the associated road closure is now open to traffic.
8/21/2019 12:44 PM DC Water Road Closure: 1700 Block of 27th Street, SE
DC Water reports a road closure in the 1700 Block of 27th Street, SE for 6-8 hours due to water service repairs. Please use an alternate route.
8/21/2019 12:21 PM DC Water Road Closure: 1800 Block of Lamont Street, NW
DC Water reports a road closure in the 1800 Block of Lamont Street, NW for 6-8 hours due to water service repairs. Please use an alternate route.
8/21/2019 10:11 AM DC Water Road Closure: 1300 Block Rittenhouse Street NW
DC Water reports a road closure in the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street NW for 4-6 hours due to water service repairs. Please use an alternate route.
8/21/2019 9:36 AM Tree down and Road Closure: 3800 block of Upton Street NW
DDOT reports a tree down and road closure in the 3800 block of Upton Street NW. Please use an alternate route.
8/21/2019 8:48 AM MPD Road Closure 2400 - 2500 Pomeroy Road SE
MPD reports a road closure in the 2400 - 2500 block of Pomeroy Road SE due to police activity.
8/21/2019 8:22 AM Crime Alert 7th District (PSA 701-708)
Alert: Shooting in the intersection of Sheridan Road SE/ Pomeroy Road SE.Lookout is for B/M , dark complexion , facial hair , short haircut, jeans and tee shirt (unknown color). DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT # I20190503542 Sent to 7th District (PSA 701-708) Alert DC Sent by MPD Cad #8752
8/21/2019 8:03 AM Final Update: Lane Closure / Vehicle Crash (S/B I-295 at Eastern Avenue NE Exit)
DDOT reports the vehicle crash on Southbound 295 at Eastern Avenue, NE has been cleared and the associated lane closures are now open.
8/21/2019 7:35 AM Lane Closure / Vehicle Crash (S/B I-295 at Eastern Avenue NE Exit)
DDOT reports two right southbound lanes on I-295 prior to Eastern Avenue, NE, are blocked due to vehicle crash. Use caution and expect delays.
8/21/2019 7:03 AM Road Closed Due to Down Wires (Garfield St.)
Due to down wires, Garfield St. between 39th St. and Bellevue Terrace NW, is blocked to traffic. Please use alternate routes.
8/21/2019 5:17 AM Lane Closure Due to a Down Tree (MLK Jr. Ave.)
MPD reports northbound lanes in the 2700 block of MLK Jr. Ave. SE, are shut down due to a down tree. Southbound traffic gets by in the right lane. Rush hour traffic is expected to be impacted. Please use alternate routes.
8/21/2019 2:38 AM Crime Alert 6th District (PSA 601-608)
Alert: Stabbing in the 700 block of Kenilworth Avenue NE. No lookout. DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT # I20190503284 Sent by MPD CAD # 2702 Sent to 6th District (PSA 601-608) Alert DC
8/21/2019 1:44 AM Crime Alert 1st District (PSA 101-108)
Alert: ROBBERY in the 800 block Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Lookout for 2 teenage B/M's,wearing black hooded sweat shirt. DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT # I20190503234 Sent to 1st District (PSA 101-108) Alert DC Sent by MPD Cad # 2148
8/20/2019 10:43 PM Crime Alert 6th District (PSA 601-608)
Alert: Robbery in the 500 block of Eastern Avenue NE. No lookout. DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT # I20190502972 Sent by MPD CAD # 2702 Sent to 6th District (PSA 601-608) Alert DC