Quote Originally Posted by c6h6o3
IRS, Justice and the National Archives remain closed. The Museums of American History and Natural History hope to have power restored and to be open sometime tomorrow. No word yet on the National Gallery of Art, which was closed today.

DC took a big hit. And it was just a lot of heavy rain. I shudder at the thought of a true disaster.

http://www.opm.gov/status/
That's the Washington Metro area for you. Five years after 9/11 and we still aren't prepared for even an oversized rainstorm. Meanwhile, DHS continues to provide preparedness grants to the Dakotas.