Ground travel could also be affected, as Metro officials are planning to place sandbags at flood-prone rail stations and keep additional staff on duty to clear drainage areas. Officials also plan to use chain saws to clear downed trees on rail or bus routes.
Amtrak announced Thursday it has already canceled most of this weekend’s train service south of the District, while service north of the District has yet to be disrupted.
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