FEDERAL OFFICES in the Washington, DC, area are CLOSED for Feb. 13, 2014
November 26, 2013
*** Updated Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2014 at 10:15 p.m. ***
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall STATUS for February 14, 2014: Open - 2 hours Delayed Arrival - With Option for Unscheduled Leave or Unscheduled Telework
This applies to all of Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall, including Fort Myer, Fort McNair and Henderson Hall.
Federal agencies in the Washington, DC, area are OPEN under 2 hours DELAYED ARRIVAL and employees have the OPTION FOR UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. Employees should plan to arrive for work no more than 2 hours later than they would be expected to arrive.
Partner organization employees should check with their chain of command. If anyone has a question on duty status, please contact your supervisor.
JBM-HH follows OPM guidance on snow and dismissal procedures which provides "open" or "closed" status for all government agencies inside the Washington, DC, beltway. Check the OPM site for the latest federal government weather related closures in the Washington, D.C., area at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/current-status.
Road conditions on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall are AMBER. "Amber" means use caution. Normal dispatch procedures apply, but roads may be slippery due to rain, snow or ice.
On JBM-HH, call 703-696-3525 for assistance; in emergency, dial 911. Stay up to date on changes by calling the Commander's Information Hotline at 703-696-6906.
See www.wtop.com (closings and delays) for school closings and late openings in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
See weather-related links on this page for information on cold weather injury prevention. Watch out for people, pets and property.
Information on Road Conditions --
When road conditions are "green," the roads are dry, and normal driving conditions and government-authorized dispatch procedures apply.
"Amber" means use caution. Normal dispatch procedures apply, but roads may be slippery due to rain, snow or ice.
"Red" indicates hazardous driving conditions. Officials urge no unnecessary travel, since roads are covered with ice or hard-packed snow, and visibility is limited. Tire chains are recommended for all series of vehicles authorized to use them under "red" conditions, and dispatches must be authorized and signed by the commander or director.
"Black" denotes extremely dangerous and even life-threatening conditions. Heavy snow, high winds and zero visibility may leave some roads completely unplowed. Only emergency vehicles and traffic associated with national defense are allowed on the roads.
Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) includes Fort Myer, Henderson Hall and Fort McNair.