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All federal offices in D.C. are closed today, except for emergency employees
Tuesday - 3/5/2013, 11:46am EST
Non-emergency employees and employees on pre-approved paid leave will receive an excused abscence or administrative leave for the hours they were supposed to work unless they are:
- "required to telework,
- "on official travel outside of the Washington, D.C., area,
- "on leave without pay, or
- "on an alternative work schedule (AWS) day off."
Employees who are telework-ready and were scheduled to telework today must work the whole day or request leave, according to OPM, "or a combination of both, in accordance with their agency's policies and procedures, subject to any applicable collective bargaining requirements."
Unless otherwise directed by their agencies, emergency employees must report to their worksites on time.
In addition to the Washington area closures, the Federal Executive Board in Baltimore has closed agencies in that region.
Snow is expected continue throughout the day. Five or more inches of snow is expected in D.C. and its immediate suburbs, according to the National Weather Service.
As much as 6 to 10 inches of snow are expected in the counties a bit farther out including Frederick County, Md., and Loudoun, Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, Nelson, Albemarle, Greene and Rappahannock counties in Virginia.
Federal News Radio will keep you updated throughout the day online and on the radio (1500AM in the D.C. region) as new information becomes available.
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For the latest on the storm's expected path in the D.C. region, check out the weather report from our sister station, WTOP.
Web manager Julia Ziegler contributed to this story.