Hurricane Sandy Twitter list: Resources and first responders

at 04:50 PM ET, 10/26/2012


Highly detailed infrared imagery shows Hurricane Sandy as it made landfall over Cuba and Jamaica, via NOAA.

For the latest updates on Hurricane Sandy and storm preparations in the Washington, D.C. region follow our Twitter listof experts, institutions, and news accounts.

You can subscribe to the whole list here, or pick and choose from the accounts below:

NEWS ORGANIZATIONS:

Washington Post
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PostLocal: Washington Post’s local coverage
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DCWeatherAlerts: Good for breaking news alerts about D.C. weather
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CapitalWeather: The Washington Post’s must-follow weather account
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NBCWashington
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ABC7News
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WTOP
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TWC_Hurricane: The Weather Channel’s hurricane account
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BreakingStorm: The weather-centric sister account for MSNBC’s @BreakingNews
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WeatherChannel
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MDWeather: Tweets from The Baltimore Sun’s weather blog

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METEOROLOGISTS AND JOURNALISTS:
DrGridlock
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ISLivingston
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Mike Seidel
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Jim Cantore
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Michael R Lowry
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Eric Fisher
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SteveRudinABC7
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WASHINGTON, D.C.
MayorVinceGray: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray
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DCPoliceDept: D.C. Metropolitan Police Department
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DCDPW: The D.C. Department of Public Works

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DDOTDC: District Department of Transportation
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DCWater: D.C. Water and Sewer Authority
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PepcoConnect: Pepco’s official Twitter account
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VIRGINIA
BobMcDonnell: Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell
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DomVAPower: Dominion Virginia Power
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VaDOT: Virginia Department of Transportation
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ArlingtonVA: Arlington County government
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LoudounSheriff: Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office
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MARYLAND:
GovernorOMalley: Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley
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MayorSRB: Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
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PGPDNews: Prince Georges County Police Department news
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MCPNews: Montgomery County Police news
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AACOPD: Anne Arundel Country Police Department
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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND NOAA ACCOUNTS:
NOAA
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NHCDirector: National Hurricane Center Director Dr. Rick Knabb
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NOAAComms: A NOAA Twitter account that sends out the latest in NOAA visuals, multimedia
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NHC_Atlantic: National Hurricane Center’s Twitter account for storms in the Atlantic
Follow @NHC_Atlantic
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FEDERAL AGENCIES AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS:

ReadyDotGov
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FEMA
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CraigatFEMA: FEMA Director Craig Fugate
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FEMAespanol

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USOPM: The U.S. Office of Personnel Management calls the shots for federal workers

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AIRPORTS:
DC Airports
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BWI_Airport
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DISASTER RELIEF AGENCIES AND CHARITIES:

UWNCA: United Way of the National Capital Area
Follow @UWNCA
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RedCross
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