Dewey Beach Prepares To Battle Winter Storm

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Dewey Beach plans to deploy its snow plow and tractor once the snow starts to accumulate Friday night into Saturday. Residents are reminded to have all vehicles and objects off the streets while plowing operations are taking place. Plowing is likely to take place between 8:00 p.m. and midnight Friday, and would resume Saturday at…

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DART Service Update, Tue. Jan. 4th

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DART has announced these service updates for Sussex and Kent Counties, and the impact of weather conditions; Kent County: Route 104: The 6:30 AM and 7:30 AM trips from Dover Transit Center and the 6:28 AM and 7:28 AM trips from Camden Walmart will not operate. Route 105: The 6:00 AM, 7:00 AM, 8:00 AM, and…

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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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Winter Wallop Expected Monday

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After days of temperatures in the 60s, winter is expected to come roaring back Monday, January 3rd. Numerous winter weather advisories, watches and warnings have been posted across Delmarva as temperatures are expected to take a steep plunge, any rain is expected to switch to snow, and winds are expected to pick up in speed.…

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Are You Prepared For Emergencies?

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The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season has now concluded, but emergency preparation should always be on the radar according to the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center. We are on the verge of winter-storm season, with the potential for snow that makes travel impossible or ice storms that could cause power…

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Update : Travel Conditions Could Be Slick

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UPDATE: The earlier Snow Emergency Plan implemented in Worcester County was lifted shortly before 8:45 a.m. Maryland State Police at the Berlin Barrack advise motorists to continue to use caution and to be alert for black ice. ORIGINAL STORY: Driving conditions could be hazardous Friday morning due to some snow that fell starting late Thursday.…

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Winter Storm Departs; More Precip Comes Late Week

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A fast-moving Sunday storm brought snow, rain, or a mix depending on where you are. Seaford, Bridgeville and Ellendale got one inch to 1.5-inches of snow. Harrington and Dover got about 2.5- inches. Greenville, near Wilmington, received officially 3.4 inches of snow. Henderson, in Caroline County, got four inches of snow. Road conditions were mainly…

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Snow Returns This Weekend

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A fast-moving but potent storm could bring several inches of snow to our region this weekend. According to AccuWeather meteorologist Joe Lundberg, the snow will likely hold off until close to midnight Saturday or the early hours of Sunday. The latest forecast calls for the possibility of three to six inches of snow, with lower…

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MDOT Continues Winter Weather Response

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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will remain in emergency operations mode as crews continue to respond to winter weather that has blanketed the state with snowfall and freezing rain.  The National Weather Service expects freezing rain, snow and high winds to impact most of the state. Snow, switching over to…

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Winter Weather Advisory 1am Friday til 10am Friday for DE & NE MD

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Winter Weather Advisory in effect from Friday, 1:00 AM EST until Friday, 10:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY… * WHAT…Snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches expected. * WHERE…Portions of northeast…

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Delmarva Prepares for Potential Winter Weather

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A winter storm advisory remains in effect for most of Delmarva. The advisory is in effect from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday for Kent and Sussex Counties in Delaware, and from 6 a.m. to Noon for Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties in Maryland. The National Weather Service urges residents to prepare for slippery road…

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Maryland Transportation Officials Tracking 2 Storms Today & Tuesday

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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is tracking two storms that will impact the state beginning later today and again Tuesday afternoon. Crews are pre-treating roads today in advance of the coming storm. The first storm is poised to move across Maryland Monday evening, with most impacts in the north and…

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Winter Storm Watch for Wicomico, Somerset & Dorchester Counties

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch that affects the following  locations: Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 336 AM EST Fri Jan 11 2019 …WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING… * WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total…

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MDOT & DelDOT Crews Prepping Roads in Advance of Storm

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DelDOT crews have begun brining primary roads in all three counties ahead of expected snow over the weekend.  Brine causes the initial coating of snow and ice to melt and slows or may even stop the accumulation of ice and snow on the road surface.  It also helps for clearing the road.  Drivers are reminded…

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UPDATED: Snow Emergency Plan for Wicomico County – LIFTED

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UPDATED:  Due to the recent weather conditions, the Maryland State Police implemented a “Snow Emergency Plan for Wicomico County, yesterday’s date at 1900 hrs. Upon information received from the Maryland State Highway Administration the “Snow Emergency Plan” has been lifted effective, 12/10/18 @ 0100 Hrs. ==================================================== Snow Emergency Plan in Effect for Wicomico County, Maryland…

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UPDATED: Georgetown Snow Emergency Plan Lifted at Noon Sunday

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UPDATED – Sunday, 12pm – At 12:00 NOON, today, January 7, 2018, the Town of Georgetown will lift all parking restrictions along designated snow emergency routes. Residents and visitors are urged to use caution, as there may still be some slippery road conditions due to the extreme cold temperatures. Residents with questions about snow emergency…

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UPDATED: Wicomico County Snow Emergency Plan LIFTED

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UPDATED:  The MSP has lifted the Storm Emergency Plan for Wicomico County, however the Governor’s State of Emergency remains in effect. ======================================================== Due to the recent weather The Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack has activated the agency Snow Emergency Plan. Once the snow Emergency plan is in effect Maryland State Law requires certain precautions. Some…

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UPDATED: Snow Emergency Plans Lifted for Worcester & Wicomico Counties

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The Maryland State Police have lifted the snow emergency plans in Worcester and Wicomico Counties, however the state of emergency declared by Governor Hogan on Wednesday remains in effect.  Police in both counties urge drivers to use common sense and drive carefully.  Give yourself extra time to reach your destination – and let family or…

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UPDATED: Ocean City Winter Storm Plan in Effect

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UPDATED – 8:15am – Ocean City, Maryland – (January 4, 2018): The first winter storm of 2018 has brought wintery weather to the resort area, with strong winds and snow covering the sand and roads in Ocean City. As the winter storm continues to travel through the East Coast today, January 4, the freezing temperatures…

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Somerset County Snow Emergency Plan in Effect

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The Maryland State Police at the Princess Anne Barrack in Somerset County in conjunction with local agencies and the State Highway Administration have implemented the Snow Emergency Plan.  This plan is to assist the State Highway Administration in snow clearing operations throughout the county. Effective on 1/3/2018 at 9:00 p.m. all vehicles on the roadway…

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