snow storm http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Long Winter Makes For Thousands of Pot Holes in Mid-Atlantic Region http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/long-winter-makes-thousands-pot-holes-mid-atlantic-region <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - AAA Mid-Atlantic says the brutal winter led to potholes and nearly 120,000 service calls for flat tires.</p><p>AAA said in an email Monday that the calls for flat tires from January through April were 22 percent higher than the same period last year. The group says potholes have wreaked havoc on vehicles.</p><p>The number of potholes this year is the highest since the winter of 2009-2010, when the storm known as Snowmageddon hit the Mid-Atlantic.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:34:57 +0000 Don Rush 54136 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Long Winter Makes For Thousands of Pot Holes in Mid-Atlantic Region Snow Returns to Delmarva http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/snow-returns-delmarva <p>The winter has blown in -- at least -- one more blast of snow this morning.</p><p>There’s a winter storm warning in effect with 2 to7 inches of snow already on the ground.</p><p>The rest of the day is expected to turn into a mix of snow and rain.</p><p>400 men and women from Delaware Department of Transportation have been working since 9 p.m. last night, salting and plowing the roads. So far, snow amounts are heaviest in Sussex and Kent Counties</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:06:34 +0000 Don Rush 50943 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Snow Returns to Delmarva Delaware Police Repond to Vehicle Crashes From Snow Storm http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delaware-police-repond-vehicle-crashes-snow-storm <p>WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say troopers are responding to dozens of crashes and disabled vehicles statewide as a snowstorm moves through the state.</p><p>Police say troopers were called to 60 crashes during the morning rush on Tuesday, including five crashes with minor injuries. They were also called to help with 25 disabled vehicles statewide. Police say most of the incidents involve single vehicles going off the road when motorists lose control in treacherous conditions.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:49:23 +0000 Don Rush 49486 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delaware Police Repond to Vehicle Crashes From Snow Storm Delmarvans Brace for Another Snow Storm http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarvans-brace-another-snow-storm <p>Even as Delawareans dust themselves off after another snow storm the National Weather Service is predicting a bigger snow threat this weekend.</p><p>AccuWeather meteorologist Alan Reppert told the Wilmington News Journal that it it could be the worst this winter combining two storms coming in from the Midwest and another from the Southeast.</p><p>The National Weather Service says it is still too early to predict the amount of accumulation for this weekend.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:59:11 +0000 Don Rush 48805 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarvans Brace for Another Snow Storm More Snow for Northern Delaware http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/more-snow-northern-delaware <p>There’s another winter storm warning for New Castle County beginning at 11 p.m. tonight lasting until 9 a.m. tomorrow morning.</p><p>Forecasters are predicting 1-to-2 inches of snow with up to a quarter inch of ice. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>There’s also a winter weather advisory for Kent County which is expected to get just a slight coating of snow.</p><p>Northern Delaware residents have just emerged from yesterday’s snow fall that registered 2.7 inches around Greenville and Pike Creek.</p><p>And the National Weather Service is expecting at least two more storms headed our way.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:34:20 +0000 Don Rush 48745 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net More Snow for Northern Delaware Winter Storm Warning For Delmarva http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/winter-storm-warning-delmarva <p>There’s a winter weather storm warning for New Castle County area ending sometime around 5 p.m. tonight with an expectation of 4 to 6 inches of snow.</p><p>There’s also a winter weather advisory for Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties with a transition from rain to snow late in the morning.</p><p>Expect 1 to 2 inches of slush accumulation.</p><p><strong>Schools </strong></p><p>Several school districts and state offices in New Castle County are closing ahead of a snowstorm.</p><p>Appoquinimink School District</p><p>Brandywine School District</p><p>Colonial School District</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:23:53 +0000 Don Rush 48679 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Winter Storm Warning For Delmarva Delmarvans Dig Out of Second Snow Storm http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarvans-dig-out-second-snow-storm <p>Delmarvans emerged from another snow storm yesterday with Lewes, Delaware reporting up to 8 inches of snow.</p><p>The Delaware Emergency Management Agency said Kent and Sussex county got 3 to 5 inches of snow.</p><p>On the Maryland Eastern Shore it was more like 4 to 6 inches of snow.</p><p>For Accomack County there were reports of up to 5.5 inches of snow.</p><p>At a local gas station in Salisbury some Delmarvans had had enough snow while others embraced the second storm in as many weeks.</p><p><strong>Travel</strong></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:27:44 +0000 Don Rush 48478 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarvans Dig Out of Second Snow Storm Snow Storm Hits Delmarva (Update) http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/snow-storm-hits-delmarva-update <p>Snow and more snow.</p><p>It’s the white stuff outside after Delmarva was struck by high winds and cold temperatures.</p><p>The Delaware Emergency Management Agency says Kent and Sussex county roads are snow covered and 3 inches to 5 inches of snow fell in some locations in Sussex County.</p><p>Department of Transportation crews are plowing roads statewide.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:01:55 +0000 Don Rush 48413 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Snow Storm Hits Delmarva (Update) Winter Storm Warning http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/winter-storm-warning <p>The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Accomack County and a winter advisory for Somerset, Wicomico, Worcester and Sussex counties for tonight through Wednesday morning.</p><p>The heaviest snow fall is expected in southern Worcester and Somerset Counties and all of Accomack County in Virginia with an expected 6 inches of snow.</p><p>In Delaware Sussex County is expected to get 2-to-4 inches of snow beginning at around 5 p.m. tonight…through early Wednesday. &nbsp;</p><p>The heaviest snow in Sussex Couty is expected in the southern and eastern section.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:45:15 +0000 Don Rush 48350 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Winter Storm Warning Watchout for Potholes! http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/watchout-potholes <p>WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Motorists are seeing an early crop of potholes on Delaware roads this winter.</p><p>The state Department of Transportation says all of its districts are reporting an increase in potholes because of temperature swings.</p><p>The <a href="http://delonline.us/1d4CCV7">News Journal</a> reports that crews are having a tough time keeping up...because of the weather.</p><p>Potholes usually appear in late winter or early spring, but this year, a deep freeze and fast warming coupled with lots of precipitation have brought them out early.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:48:10 +0000 Don Rush 48286 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Watchout for Potholes! Snow Storm Causes Nearly 200 Crashes in Delaware http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/snow-storm-causes-nearly-200-crashes-delaware <p>WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say there were nearly 200 crashes during this week's snowstorm and in its aftermath.</p><p>The <a href="http://delonline.us/1mBs1qb">News Journal</a> reports that police warn that drivers should remain cautious as freezing temperatures and a chance of snow remain in the forecast.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:18:22 +0000 Don Rush 48159 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Snow Storm Causes Nearly 200 Crashes in Delaware Delmarva Braces for Snow Storm (Update) http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarva-braces-snow-storm-update <p></p><p>The snow is coming.</p><p>And Delmarvans are hunkering down with the National Weather Service issuing a winter storm warning until 6 a.m. tomorrow.</p><p>At the moment…officials expect a snow accumulation of 4-10 inches especially in Delaware making some roads impassable.</p><p>There’s also a wind child advisory for Kent, Sussex, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties from 1 to 11 am tomorrow.</p><p>Wind child value could reach minus 10…which can cause frostbite and even hypothermia.</p><p>On the Lower Shore winds could reach up to 25 mph with gusts as high as 45 mph.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:36:03 +0000 Don Rush 47983 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delmarva Braces for Snow Storm (Update)