Blizzard of 2016: Day 1 photographs

The Blizzard of 2016 began dropping snow Friday evening with snow falling steadily overnight. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency said the highest amount, as of 5:30 a.m., was a reported at 9.7 inches in Port Penn.

Other high amounts include 8.5 inches at west Dover, 8.3 inches at Woodside and 8.3 inches in New Castle, with the lowest at Lewes where gauges measured 2.4 inches of snow.

Other snow amounts:   Kent County has 5.8 inches of snow in Dover, 4.7 in Frederica and 4.2 in Harrington.

Sussex County has 7.4 inches of snow in Laurel, 5.7 in Ellendale, 4.3 inches at Stockley 4.0 inches in Bridgeville and Selbyville and 3.6 inches in Seaford.

In New Castle County, 6.3 inches of snow are measured in Talleyville, 5.6 at Glasgow, 5.5 at Greenville, 5.3 at White Clay Creek, 5.2 at Hockessin and Smyrna, 5.1 in Newark, 4.8 at Prices Corner and Claymont and 4.3 at Blackbird.



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