Del. Resilience Fund Accepts Applications

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Delawareans may start applying for a portion of a resilience fund that was created to help families and communities impacted by tornadoes and other severe weather events earlier this month. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency says aid falls into two categories – direct assistance to individuals who qualify, and support for non-profits, volunteer groups and…

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Sussex Co. Seeks Isaias-Related Damage Reports

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The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center is inviting property owners, residents and businesses to submit reports of any damage caused by the wind and rain from Tropical Storm Isaias. Damage reports will be compiled for a possible application for disaster aid. You can visit the Sussex County government website and submit details online about the…

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Update: 29-Mile Tornado Tore Through Del. Tuesday

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The National Weather Service said Thursday that a tornado associated with Tropical Storm Isaias touched down in Dover Tuesday and spun its way along a 29-mile path, carrying its destructive force to Middletown. The EF-1 tornado was estimated to last from 8:55 a.m. until 9:25 a.m. It packed a maximum estimated wind speed of 105…

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Police: Woman Found Dead Under Fallen Tree Branch

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Delaware State Police have released the name of a person who was found dead in Milford on North Shore Drive Tuesday. Troopers arrived to the scene after a family member was unable to locate 73-year-old Gloria Babel during Tuesday’s storm. Babel was found under a large branch that had fallen from a tree. Reportedly she…

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Dover School Heavily Damaged By Tuesday Storm

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A school in Kent County sustained heavy damage from Tuesday’s storm. According to the Capital School District, the Dover Fire Marshal has declared William Henry Middle School unsafe for occupancy. The district adds it’s committed to preserving the building. However, roof and water damage will require extensive repairs. The development comes as the Capital School…

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Update: DEC, Choptank Co-ops Complete Restorations, Delmarva Work Continues

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More and more electric customers and co-op members are getting their power back. Delmarva Power says it has completed more than 115,000 restorations since Tropical Storm Isaias blew through Tuesday, spawning several tornadoes. Currently most of its remaining 2,600 customers without electricity are in its northern service territory. Some may be without service until Friday…

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Is It Covered? Advice On Filing A Claim

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After the storm… what’s next? Torn-up siding, damaged roofs and carports, damaged vehicles and problems related to lack of power may have you turning to your insurance provider. AAA Mid-Atlantic has some advice: -Know that different types of damage may affect your claim, such as whether a tree, the wind or the wind-driven rain caused…

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Storm A Factor In Woman’s Death In Milford

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The storm Tuesday was apparently a factor in a woman’s death in Milford. Delaware State Police say Troopers responded to North Shore Drive late Tuesday morning. It is believed that the victim was struck by a tree branch as she was inspecting damage caused by the storm. The cause and manner of her death is…

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Power Restoration Efforts Continue Following Isaias

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Power restoration following Isaias is a major challenge for utilities. The storm impacted more than 118,000 customers of Delmarva Power. As of early Wednesday morning, more than 17,000 customers were still without service. Hardest hit were Sussex County, New Castle County and Wicomico County. Crews are continuing to work around the clock to assess outages…

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Update: Isaias Batters Parts Of Delmarva

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Tropical Storm Isaias spun off several tornadoes across Delaware and Maryland Tuesday as it rapidly churned its way northward hours after making landfall as a hurricane in the Carolinas. Tens of thousands of people were left without electricity as wires and poles snapped. Intersections were blocked by debris and power lines, or made treacherous because…

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Sussex County Monitoring TS Isaias

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Sussex County could see its most significant brush with tropical weather for the 2020 season yet, as a would-be hurricane churning off the Atlantic coast has its eye – with gusty winds and torrential rains wrapped around it – set on the mid-Atlantic region and beyond in the hours ahead. Forecasters with the National Hurricane…

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Tips on Preparing for Isaias

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Tropical storms are not just a threat to coastal communities. High winds, heavy rainfall, tornadoes, and flooding can occur throughout Delaware. The current forecast calls for heavy rain and tropical storm-force winds to begin in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Widespread three to five inches of rainfall is possible with isolated higher amounts; the…

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All Eyes On Isaias

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Watches for tropical storms and flash flooding were issued for much of the region Sunday as the storm known as Isaias was bearing down on Florida. The main threats of the storm were expected to be rain, wind and rip currents at the beaches. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency warned Delawareans to expect road closures,…

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