Federal offices in the Washington, DC area will be closed on February 18th.
OPM has addressed some common questions federal employees may have regarding weather and safety leave.
Washington, DC is feeling the impact of Winter Storm Stella. Federal agencies are operating under a delayed arrival status today.
Federal offices are open in Washington on Wednesday, February 18 but the severe winter weather is not over yet.
Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said in a tweet this morning that feds in DC are “wimps” for closing the government due to snow.
Despite the forecast of snow later today, and despite the many Super Bowl parties that may have been held on Sunday (probably they were more exciting than the game), the federal government is scheduled to be open and employees in the Washington, DC area are expected to report to work on time.
As the motto etched on the New York Main Post Office Building infers — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night… — city and rural carriers are out attempting to deliver your mail in as safe a manner as possible.
Snow in Washington creates problems. It s political? Is it dangerous? Is it expensive? Perhaps it’s all of the above.