East Coast prepares for much-hyped ice storm; feds closed until noon


The ice storm is starting. Hopefully we don’t have school tomorrow.. ❄🙏

— Ohio Problems (@OhioProbz) January 28, 2013

I’ve been sitting outside watching for this ice storm. Nothing yet, I’m going to bed.

— Matt S (@renegade3113) January 27, 2013

It’s going to be a messy morning commute Monday from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. and Baltimore. ow.ly/hawZW

— AccuWeather.com (@breakingweather) January 27, 2013

The East Coast has been anticipating a monster ice storm all weekend. But as of late Sunday night, nothing big had materialized. Manti T’eo girlfriend jokes abounded:

This Atlanta ice storm is turning out to be like Manti Te’o’s girlfriend…

— Adam Naide (@AdamNaide) January 25, 2013

We are having school tomorrow this ice storm is like manti teo girlfriend a hoax

— evan berbari (@E_Berbari) January 28, 2013

Did Manti Teʻo’s girlfriend become a weather girl and predict a ice storm? #winterstorm2013 #bothfake

— Andrew Carlisle (@ajc4jsu) January 25, 2013

Manti Te’os girlfriend is having a blast playing in this snow/ice storm

— Joe Vonderschmidt (@joe_vondy) January 25, 2013

While many students expected to go to school tomorrow, the federal government announced it was shutting down until noon:

For 01/28, fed. employees should stay off roads until 10. Offices will open at 12. Option for unsched. leave/telework go.usa.gov/5fO

— OPM News (@USOPM) January 28, 2013

Correction: Due to anticipated icy conditions, the Library of Congress will not open until NOON tomorrow, Mon Jan 28. Please be careful.

— Library of Congress (@librarycongress) January 28, 2013

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT JUST CLOSED TIL 12!! Omg we have to get out of school

— Tiffany Nicole (@LiveTo_LoveYou) January 28, 2013

The Federal Government is closed tomorrow morning for inclement weather, but DCPS is on a regular schedule #jackeduppriorities

— biz (@biziam) January 28, 2013

DC area Federal Government offices to remain closed until Noon Monday due to weather. @abc7news @usopm @wtop #BREAKING opm.gov/policy-data-ov…

— Steve Rudin ABC7 (@SteveRudinABC7) January 28, 2013

You know, it’s those three little words that everyone in DC loves…Federal Government Closed/Delayed….#DCproblems. Come on schools!!

— Brian Michael Hoyle (@southgonenorth) January 28, 2013

This ice storm we’re suppose to have needs to hurry up 😡

— Kira Clark(@kira_clar) January 28, 2013


@twitchyteam Why don’t the feds stay permanently closed and do us all a favor?

— Jimbo (@azfbguru) January 28, 2013

Stay safe out there, East Coast readers!

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