Published on: Thursday, December 22, 2022 News Alert

We Are Expecting Some Wintry Weather in the DMV Over The Next Few Days - Know Who to Contact


Contact Information for Emergencies and/or Services During Bad Weather

We are expecting some wintry weather in the DMV over the next few days. Please know who to contact in an emergency and check on your neighbors.

For any storm-related emergencies, including any injury, tree into a structure, or downed power lines that could still be electrified, call 911.

To report downed branches and other debris in the public right of way – roadways or sidewalks – contact Takoma Park Public Works at: or 301-891-7633.



In case of water main breaks or other issues, contact the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission at 301-206-4002 or at

For issues with cable lines or the internet, call your service provider.



For Montgomery County, if you need or see someone who needs shelter,

  • Call the Community Crisis Center at 240-777-4000,
  • Shelter Services at 240-777-3289,
  • Takoma Park Police non-emergency at 301-270-1100 or
  • Montgomery County Police non-emergency 301-279-8000


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