Chris Geldart, director of the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, warned that Sandy's high winds will definitely cause downed trees, and he urged those who live near large trees that are likely to come down to move to the lower levels of their homes. He joined the mayor and other safety officials to discuss the preparations being made for the so-called "Frankenstorm". (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Chris Geldart, director of the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, warned that Sandy's high winds will definitely cause downed trees, and he urged those who live near large trees that are likely to come down to move to the lower levels of their homes. He joined the mayor and other safety officials to discuss the preparations being made for the so-called "Frankenstorm". (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)