OPM makes call on snow closings

Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area are open under an unscheduled leave policy according to the Office of Personnel Management.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Washington area from 10 a.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday.

Accumulations of 16 to 24 inches of snow are expected.

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains how and why they’ve made the call.

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Terrence (Terry) Hill PHR

I have to commend OPM for proactively managing this impending snowstorm! The status was updated early this morning to being open with unscheduled leave this morning and early closure this afternoon. OPM is really on the ball and showing that they are on top of this event. They also use a variety of notification systems – web, e-mail, radio, television, etc. Bravo to my new hero – John Berry!