Update: wind gusts expected to lessen tonight

BOWERS – About 200 power outages remained around 9:45 a.m. Monday as gusting winds affected service throughout Kent and Sussex counties. The Delaware Electric Cooperative expected to be responding to scattered outages throughout the day, spokesman Jeremy Tucker said, and 10 separate locations had issues by mid-morning. The National Weather Service predicted upcoming relief from […]

Storm causes closings; Dagsboro woman dies in Del. 1 crash

DOVER — Though snow fell heavily for several hours in the late morning on Wednesday — mostly in the north part and middle of the state — the winter storm was less severe than expected by most accounts. A 35-year-old Dagsboro woman died after losing control of her vehicle in the snow on Del. 1 […]

Winter storm causes closings, accidents

DOVER — Though snow fell heavily for several hours in the late morning — mostly in the north part and middle of the state — the winter storm was less severe than expected by most accounts. “The storm underperformed according to the earlier forecasts and moved out sooner than expected,” said DelDOT spokesman C.R. McLeod. […]

Schools close ahead of weather, snowfall to continue

DOVER — The forecast snow started falling around 9 a.m. mid-state and is expected to continue intermittently until around 4 p.m., when it’s expected to turn to rain, according to the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Both the winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook the weather service declared remains in effect […]

Snow, rain, ice mix expected Wednesday

DOVER — A hazardous weather outlook and winter storm watch are in effect from Wednesday morning through the evening, according to the National Weather Service station in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Given the forecasts, Delaware State University and some New Castle County schools Tuesday evening began announcing closures for Wednesday. “In an abundance of caution […]

Delaware sees snow and cold Friday

DOVER — Eight downstate school districts closed early Friday due to snow, and after-school activities, including sports, were canceled. As of 4 p.m., most of the state below the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal had received around an inch of snow, although a few areas had only gotten a dusting, according to the Delaware Environmental Observing […]

Blast of frigid weather on way; Code Purple shelters open doors

DOVER — A blast of frigid winter weather is expected to steamroll into Kent and Sussex counties this morning, bringing with it some snow squalls that could lead to a total accumulation of less than a half inch, according to the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey. A wind advisory is in effect […]

Cold snap expected in early morning hours

DOVER — As expected, the state was hit with Saturday evening rainfall ahead of an anticipated cold snap Sunday night. According to the National Weather Service station in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, temperatures as low as 11 degrees with the potential for sub-zero wind chills may hit later this evening. Due to expected gusts as […]

Extremely frigid temperatures arriving on Sunday

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DOVER – Sunday night into Monday morning may be the worst of it, but daylight hours won’t be comfortable either. A stretch of extremely cold Arctic winter air is forecast to arrive from the west this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The possibility of 10 to 12 degree temperatures overnight Sunday and Monday […]

Wintry wonderland: Downstate hit with first snowstorm of 2019

DOVER — Sunday turned out to be a day for digging out or playing in some of the snow provided by the weekend’s snowstorm — the first of 2019 — or just relaxing and enjoying the warmth of indoors and spending time with loved ones. Work crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation and the […]