Winter Weather on Delmarva Tonight

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Crews are preparing the roads for some wintry precipitation, which is expected to begin later today and continue through the night and into tomorrow morning. Just how much snow can we expect? AccuWeather’s Joe Lundberg tells WGMD’s Mike Bradley… Lundberg says the farther north and west you go the more snow you’ll see.

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H5N1 Avian Influenza Detected At Kent Co. Broiler Operation

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A case of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been confirmed in a Kent County commercial broiler farm.This is the first confirmed case in central Delaware, following earlier positive test results in New Castle County, Queen Anne’s County and Cecil County.Testing activity has increased since the recent discoveries and poultry farmers and growers have been…

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Testing Detects More Cases Of H5N1 Avian Influenza

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Two more cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been discovered on Delmarva. According to the Delaware Department of Agriculture, federal lab testing confirmed the presence of H5N1 in a pullet operation in New Castle County and in a broiler flock in Queen Anne’s County. Cases had been confirmed previously at poultry farms in New…

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Snow Coating Delmarva

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The snow began falling around 7am in northern parts of Delmarva – and is now beginning to cover the ground and roads as it moves to the south. Pictures from DelDOT cams – all taken around 8am Please send us YOUR snow pictures!! Send them to media@wgmd.com

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Punkin’ Chunkin’ Wants to Come Back to Delmarva

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Punkin’ Chunkin’ wants to come back home.  The 2019 chunk was held in Illinois – the past two years have been inactive thanks to coronavirus.  Organizers are again searching for somewhere on Delmarva – in Maryland or Virginia where the 2022 chunk could be held and are looking for your help to make Punkin Chunkin…

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WGMD Fishing Report 4/2/21

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This will be my first fishing report for 2021.  It is appropriate that we begin on a day that has a gale warning for Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.  The weather does look better for the weekend. Right now, with water temperatures still in the upper 40s, your best bet will be white perch…

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Bishop: Check Ahead Before Heading To Christmas Mass

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Parishoners across Delmarva are being asked to check ahead before heading out to any Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Masses. Catholic Diocese of Wilmington Bishop, the Most Reverend Francis Malooly, says local parishes may limit attendance and some may require advance reservations in order to comply with capacity guidelines in Delaware and Maryland. “We want…

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Coast Guard Station-Oxford will remain open in Maryland

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U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressman Andy Harris were notified Tuesday that the Coast Guard will not close down the U.S. Coast Guard Station Oxford on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The news comes almost one month after the lawmakers wrote to Coast Guard leadership in defense of the installation. “The U.S. Coast Guard Station…

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WGMD Fishing Report 4-5-20

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Saturday was back to small craft advisories with the same already posted for Sunday. A hazy fog added to the misery.  It looks like Monday and Tuesday may be fishable if you have your own boat or can drive up on the beach.  Keep in mind that all public restrooms are closed. Freshwater fishing is…

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Punkin Chunkin wants to return to Sussex County

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The World Championship Punkin Chunkin wants to return home to Sussex County, Delaware. After 30 years of chunkin pumpkins in Sussex County, the event was forced to leave Delmarva after a cannon malfunctioned in 2016 and seriously injured a producer from the Discovery Channel who was filming a documentary on the spectacle which took place…

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Severe thunderstorm affects power throughout Sussex County

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Heavy winds and severe weather conditions have affected power for hundreds of residents across Sussex County. As of 11 a.m., Friday several hundred people were without power across Sussex County and parts of southern Kent County, including 73 who experienced outages in Harrington and 200 in Felton, according to Delmarva Power. Coastal areas further south…

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Mountaire Farms first in the nation to become One Health Certified

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Mountaire Farms has become the first chicken company in the United States to become approved in One Health Certified™, a new comprehensive animal care program that is verified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. One Health Certified™ focuses on five core areas of animal production: disease prevention, veterinary care, responsible antibiotic use, animal welfare, and…

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Governor Hogan introduces bills to combat violent crime in Maryland

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Governor Larry Hogan has introduced a series of legislation to combat violent crime in Maryland. The Governor’s crime package, which he first announced last month at a press conference in Baltimore City, includes tougher sentences for violent offenders who commit crimes with guns, stronger penalties for those who intimidate witnesses, and more transparency to hold…

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Delmarva farmers encouraged to apply for scholarships through Historic Lewes Farmers Mkt

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The Historic Lewes Farmers Market is encouraging small farmers across Delmarva interested in learning more about sustainable practices to apply now for their 2020 scholarship program! Several $400 scholarships will be awarded to small Delmarva farmers to attend sustainable farming conferences, including the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Annual Farming for the Future Conference…

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Series of scams targeting residents across Delmarva

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A series of scams are targeting residents across Delmarva, prompting local and statewide law enforcement agencies to issue advisories to the public. Delaware State Police issued an advisory Monday following a reappearance of the Mystery Shopper Scam, a scam that uses newspaper ads and emails to create the impression that mystery shopping jobs are a…

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Hebron man charged with DUI in hit & run crash

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A hit-and-run crash led to the arrest of a Hebron man on DUI charges Monday evening. According to Maryland State Police, around 8 p.m., troopers were dispatched to Main Street in Hebron for reports of a suspected drunk driving/hit and run collision involving damage to property at a home. When police arrived they observed a…

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Possible Meteor Spotted Across Delmarva Overnight

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Numerous residents across the Mid-Atlantic including on Delmarva took to social media on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to say they say what was potentially a meteor lighting up the night sky. It was seen for a few seconds around 11 p.m., with reports as far north as New York and as far south as…

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