snow http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Delmarva Hit With Another Burst of Snow (Update), MD Snow Day Waivers for Schools http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarva-hit-another-burst-snow-update-md-snow-day-waivers-schools <p>Around 6 inches of snow fell on parts of Delaware last night.</p><p>6.3 inches Sussex County while northern New Castle County only saw a half inch.</p><p>To the south in Salisbury, there was around 3 inches, while Ocean City received one and a half inches.&nbsp;</p><p>Meanwhile, in Accomack County snow accumulation was expected to be up to 4 inches.</p><p>Most of the major highways appear to have been cleared.</p><p>But, with temperatures hitting the upper 20’s and winds of up to 45 mph last night motorists are being warned to beware of icy road conditions.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:50:15 +0000 Don Rush 51468 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarva Hit With Another Burst of Snow (Update), MD Snow Day Waivers for Schools Snow, Once Again http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/snow-once-again <p>Delmarvans were once again digging themselves out of the snow yesterday and braving the slushy roads.</p><p>Monday brought 5 to 7 inches of snow in the Salisbury area bringing this season’s total to 18.5 inches.</p><p>In Sussex County as much 9 inches blanketed the region.</p><p>The Salisbury Daily Times reports that none of this comes close to the 2009-2020 season that saw 40 inches of snow. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Is it over?</p><p>The region has seen as much as 10 inches of snow in April but that was in 1915.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:16:08 +0000 Don Rush 51007 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Snow, Once Again Delmarva Hit by Another Storm http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarva-hit-another-storm <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - As temperatures dip to single digits around the mid-Atlantic a day after another snowstorm, schools and governments in the region remained closed or delayed opening.</p><p>Icy roads are still covered by snow in many areas and transportation officials are warning motorists to be careful.</p><p>Delmarvans were shoveling snow yesterday&nbsp;.</p><p>In Salisbury Delmarvans said they were tied of the snow:</p><p>Meanwhile, after the snow stopped falling Monday night, the roads remained icy and slippery, making conditions unsafe for drivers.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:51:08 +0000 Don Rush 50214 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarva Hit by Another Storm Delmarva Hit With Light Snow Fall http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarva-hit-light-snow-fall <p>The snow continues to fall across Delmarva.</p><p>But, so far, there has been no accumulation.</p><p>Officials warn that could change with an expected forecast of 1-t-2 inches today</p><p>Work crews with hundreds of plows from the Delaware Department of Transportation have been out since early this morning applying salt and sand on the roads.</p><p>DelDOT says it has enough salt stockpiled throughout the state.</p><p>13-thousand tons are normally used for a snow event of six inches.</p><p><strong>Keeping the Salt</strong></p><p>No sharing.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:35:24 +0000 Don Rush 49953 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarva Hit With Light Snow Fall More Weekend Snow, Schools Struggle With Days Off http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/more-weekend-snow-schools-struggle-days <p>It’s expected to be a snowy weekend in Delaware.</p><p>The national weather service says a new storm could bring 1 to 2 inches of snow across Delaware.</p><p>There’s a 30 percent chance of snow on Saturday with a 50 percent chance on Sunday.</p><p>Delmarva Power has restored nearly all of the customers who lost electricity two days ago when an ice storm hit trees and utility lines in Northern Delaware.</p><p>About 22,000 Maryland homes and businesses remain without power midday Friday, mostly in Frederick, Carroll and Baltimore counties.</p><p><strong>Snow Days</strong></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 20:58:06 +0000 Don Rush 48966 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net More Weekend Snow, Schools Struggle With Days Off Delmarvans Weather the Snow Storm http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarvans-weather-snow-storm <p>Delmarvans were digging themselves out of the snow that hit the peninsula on Tuesday with most schools <a href="http://www.wboc.com/Global/category.asp?C=50888&amp;nav=MXEi">(WBOC)</a> yesterday and today.</p><p>In Delaware there was 11.5 inches of snow in Greenville while in Newark it was 5.6 inches and in Laurel only on inch. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>On the Maryland Eastern Shore there was four inches snow At the Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport by late afternoon.</p><p>Further south on the Eastern Shore of Virginia saw around 3.5 inches.</p><p><strong>Delmarvans Cope</strong></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:00:37 +0000 Don Rush 48088 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarvans Weather the Snow Storm Delmarvans Cope With Freezing Temperatures After Snowfall http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarvans-cope-freezing-temperatures-after-snowfall <p>Delmarvans are emerging from up to 10 inches of snow that struck the peninsula yesterday and into last night leaving behind single digit temperatures.</p><p>Most school systems are closed today on Delamrva.</p><p>Local and state government offices are closed while federal offices are expected to open up two hours late.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:11:01 +0000 Don Rush 48034 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarvans Cope With Freezing Temperatures After Snowfall DelDOT Cleans Up Snow From Sidewalks http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/deldot-cleans-snow-sidewalks <p>When it snows the Delaware Department of Transportation is cleaning up the sidewalks along 238 miles of its roads.</p><p>And clearing out the snow this month along 70 miles its roadways cost the state $260-thousand.</p><p>Jim Westoff with DelDOT told the Wilmington News Journal that if the sidewalks were not cleaned off people would be put in danger by being forced to walk on the roadways.</p><p>The cleanup does not include the sidewalks in cities and towns which are excluded from the program.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:15:41 +0000 Don Rush 47824 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net DelDOT Cleans Up Snow From Sidewalks Snow Ends in Region (Update) http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/snow-ends-region-update <p></p><p>WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Weather Service says the snow has stopped in the Washington region, with some areas seeing just a trace of snow and other spots getting more.</p><p>The National Weather Service meteorologist Heather Sheffield said Monday afternoon that Reagan National Airport got a trace amount of snow while .8 inches were reported at Washington Dulles International Airport. Prince William County and surrounding counties got about one to two inches.</p><p>The weather service says the snow moved out of the area after about 8:30 a.m.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:31:06 +0000 Don Rush 30905 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Snow Ends in Region (Update) Nor'easter to Grace Northern Delaware http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/noreaster-grace-northern-delaware <p></p><p><a href="http://www.weather.gov/phi/">Delaware</a> is bracing for some strong win, rain and snow as a messy nor’easter heads this way.</p><p>Delaware police say they expect that there will be hazardous road conditions and are advising motorists to drive carefully.</p><p>The Wilmington News Journal reports that forecasts for the northern part of the state call for 2 to 5 inches of snow by Saturday with an inch in the middle of Delaware.</p><p>Sussex County is only expected to see some rain.</p><p>Kent and Sussex counties are also under a coastal flood watch.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:35:52 +0000 Don Rush 28843 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Nor'easter to Grace Northern Delaware Homeless Hit Shelters in Salisbury After Snow Fall http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/homeless-hit-shelters-salisbury-after-snow-fall <P>The homeless are flocking to shelters with the winter blast that promises to put more snow on the ground over the weekend.</P> <P>Hope and Life Outreach took in 47 people over night.</P> <P>Executive Director Celeste Savage told the Salisbury Daily Times that the south Boulevard shelter has bed for only 29 people but can expand to 80 with the addition of cots.</P> <P>Meanwhile, the Community Emergency Shelter Project told the paper that they were expending a full house last night at this week’s host churches.</P> <P>These include Bethesda United Methodist Church on North Division Street Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:52:31 +0000 Don Rush 28049 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net