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Winter storm: What you need to know

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The biggest snow threat of the season is expected to arrive Tuesday night into Wednesday, bringing with it significant accumulations across the region. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe, warm, well-fed and informed during the snowstorm:

Find the latest forecast from The Capital Weather Gang.

Prepare for the storm and make an emergency kit.

List your closings and cancellations.

— Find out about federal agency status; check Federal Eye.

Track power outages.

— Stay safe if you’re using a generator or space heater.

Keep your food safe in case of a power outage.

Stay off the roads.

— If you have to go out, follow these winter driving tips.

Dress warmly.

— Office closed? School cancelled? Follow Going Out Guide for ideas on how to spend your spare time.

— After the storm, here’s advice for hiring contractors for repairs.

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