Did you pick up your sandbags? Stock up on milk and Power Bars? Pump your fist, secure in the knowledge that you won’t have to move your car for street cleaning tomorrow? Yep, us too.

Keep checking City Desk, where we’ll have lots of updates on Hurricane Sandy as D.C. descends into the stuff of Zardoz (or the pop-cultural dystopia of your choosing). In the meantime, we’ll be tweeting our preparations and observations.

Photo via NASA