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Posted at 05:52 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Rainy, foggy A.M. commute

8:45 A.M. Update:

The accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at Gallows Road is still blocking the left lane and left shoulder.

If you haven’t left yet, anticipate hitting some delays due to the rainy conditions out there. Drivers: Use caution heading out on wet roads. If you’re taking a train, be careful on the platforms and steps.

8:40 A.M. Update:

An accident on the southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway before Good luck Road is blocking one of the shoulders.

8:20 A.M. Update:

An accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at Gallows Road is blocking the left lane and left shoulder.

8:05 A.M. Update:

The disabled vehicle in the northbound Third Street Tunnel appears to have been cleared, but expect some residual backups in this spot.

7:50 A.M. Update:

The accidents on I-295 South at the exit for Malcolm X Avenue SE and on 49th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW have been cleared.

The disabled vehicle has also been cleared from the 1700 block of Independence Avenue SW.

While the debris on the outer loop of the Beltway north of Annapolis Road has been cleared, there was an accident there that briefly blocked the shoulder. The accident was just cleared from the shoulder, but some delays could remain.

7:35 A.M. Update:

The accident on I-270 South has been cleared and the lanes reopened.

The accident on I-395 North at Glebe Road has been cleared and the right lane and right shoulder reopened. Delays remain approaching this spot.

A disabled vehicle on I-295 North at the 11th Street Bridge is blocking one northbound lane.

7:30 A.M. Update:

Rain is starting to soak the Washington region. As always, expect this to cause serious delays and problems for commuters. Drivers should use caution and anticipate slow traffic. If you’re taking a train, be careful on the platforms and steps.

7:15 A.M. Update:

The disabled vehicle on I-95 North at the Prince William County Parkway in Woodbridge has been cleared from the shoulder.

The accident on I-395 North at Glebe Road is still blocking the right lane and right shoulder. There are very heavy delays approaching this spot.

7:10 A.M. Update:

The accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at I-95 Northbound (exit 27 in Prince George’s County) has been cleared and all lanes reopened. But there are still very heavy delays approaching this spot.

An accident on I-270 South at Quince Orchard Road is blocking three lanes and one of the shoulders.

There’s also some debris on the outer loop of the Beltway north of Annapolis Road.

A disabled vehicle in the northbound Third Street Tunnel could cause delays there.

Watch out for an accident on I-295 South at the exit for Malcolm X Avenue in Southeast Washington.

An accident on 49th Street and Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest Washington could also cause some delays.

There’s a disabled vehicle in the 1700 block of Independence Avenue SW.

6:55 A.M. Update:

An accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at I-95 Northbound (exit 27 in Prince George’s County) is blocking the right four lanes. There are heavy delays approaching this spot.

The disabled vehicle on I-95 North at the Prince William County Parkway in Woodbridge has been moved to the right shoulder.

6:35 A.M. Update:

An accident on I-395 North at Glebe Road is blocking the right lane and right shoulder. Expect serious traffic issues around this spot.

6:15 A.M. Update:

A disabled vehicle on I-95 North at the Prince William County Parkway in Woodbridge is blocking the right lane and causing some delays.

Original Post:

Good morning, commuters! We’re in for yet another muggy morning with likely rain, according to the Capital Weather Gang. Expect morning fog and/or mist in some areas, cloudy skies, potential rain and maybe even some thunderstorms. As always, rain and storms during the morning commute could lead to delays and congestion. Add extra time to your commute this morning.

We’ll be keeping an eye on the roads and rails this morning, reporting any delays or issues — and we will need your help: If you hear about any congestion, delays, problems or anything at all, tell us in the comments section below or by tweeting @drgridlock.

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