Update: Beach Access Points All Cleared In Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach access - photo courtesy of The Town of Bethany Beach

All access ramps to the beaches in Bethany Beach have reopened following the early May nor’easter, which was followed by days of coastal flooding.Town officials said Friday that crews have been working hard to make sure it’s safe to get onto the beach.The storm also caused substantial erosion, and DNREC crews have been assisting local…

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Bethany Officials Assess Storm Damage


Bethany Beach officials are investigating the damage from the Nor’ Easter and say the beach, dune and pedestrian crossovers are in poor condition just two weeks before the start of the summer season. DNREC is working with the town to restore the beach ramps as soon as possible. Currently only seven beach access ramps are…

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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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Update: Isaias Batters Parts Of Delmarva

Rehoboth Damage- photo courtesy of Sandy Neverett

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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