Bundicks Branch Flood Risk Map Revised


The Delaware Department of Natural Resources is revising the flood risk map in the area of Bundicks Branch west of Lewes. According to DNREC, the effort is part of its Division of Watershed Stewardship partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to improve accuracy of flood maps statewide. FEMA flood risk maps are ultimately used…

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Did the EAS test miss you? This may be the reason:


Did you get the message? Wednesday afternoon, the Federal Emergency Management Agency conducted a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and the Wireless Emergency Alert system that sends emergency notifications to cellphones. The test also went out over radio and television. The cellphone message likely indicated that it was a test of the National…

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National EAS Test Comes To Your Cellphone


A national test of the Wireless Emergency Alert and the Emergency Alert System is scheduled this afternoon (Wednesday). You will receive the wireless alert only if you have opted in to receive test messages. The message will indicate that ‘no action is needed.’ The test is scheduled to go out at 2:20 p.m., according to…

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More Slots Available For 2nd Vaccine Dose


The State of Delaware and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will start scheduling appointments Tuesday for people who received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine 35 or more days ago to get a second shot this Thursday or Friday at Dover International Speedway. According to the Division of Public Health, this option is available for…

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