Nor'easter

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BETHANY BEACH, Del. (AP) - This week's nor'easter took a significant bite out of Delaware's shoreline.

Mike Powell with Delaware's Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control tells The Daily Times of Salisbury that while Rehoboth Beach and the Delaware Bay beaches experienced beach erosion, Bethany Beach was the hardest hit of all, losing three sets of stairs in Wednesday's storm.

He said that no buildings or boardwalks were damaged.

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It’s snow time on Delmarva.

In Delaware New Castle County could get as much as 12-to-18 inches before the storm moves off on tonight.

Kent County is expected to see 6-to-8 inches while Sussex County could receive as much as 4-to-6 inches.          

Governor John Carney has issued a state of emergency that will allow Delaware National Guard Units to assist with the response to the storm.

Snow on the Way

Mar 20, 2018
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The region apparently is not through with snow just yet.

A two day storm is set to hit the Delmarva region bringing 2-to-6 inches of the white stuff to the lower region beginning tonight and lasting through tomorrow night.

For Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester counties the forecast is expecting 3-to-5 inches.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the resort towns along the coast are expected to receive less snow.

Meanwhile, forecasters say Sussex County is expected to get up to 6 inches before it’s all over.

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REHOBOTH, Del. (AP) - Delaware beachgoers can expect narrower beaches this summer due to storms and high tides.
 
The Wilmington News Journal reports two nor'easters have affected Delaware beaches - one in early October, and a second hit in January with near-hurricane force winds, record-setting high tides and waves as tall as two-story buildings.
 

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Brace for a blast of snow from a nor'easter at week's end with the potential for significant snowfall.

The National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center warns of heavy, "perhaps crippling" snow across the northern mid-Atlantic region including Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia.

On Wednesday, the weather service issued blizzard and winter storm watches for parts of Maryland, Washington, Virginia and West Virginia. The watches start as early as Thursday and stretch into Saturday.

Big Snow Expected (Update)

Jan 26, 2015
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On Delmarva winter appears to have finally arrived.

The region should expect snow to begin falling sometime tonight and could run through Tuesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning at 10 p.m. tonight on the Maryland Lower Shore.

It's expected to see 2 to 4 inches of snow

The Maryland State Highway Administration will not be able to pre-treat roads until the rain turns to snow this evening.

More that 60 crews are standing by for the Lower Shore.

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It’s expected to be a white Thanksgiving causing travel delays in Delaware.

The forecast calls for up to 4 inches of snow in northern New Castle County by Wednesday from a nor’easter.

Also expect rain to continue into Wednesday with temperatures dropping into the low 30’s making for a busy evening commute.

Much of Delaware will awaken to at least an inch of snow accumulation while the eastern portion of Sussex County will see a bit less.

The most significant snowfall should hit northwest of the I-95 corridor.

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Delaware is bracing for some strong win, rain and snow as a messy nor’easter heads this way.

Delaware police say they expect that there will be hazardous road conditions and are advising motorists to drive carefully.

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.

Sussex County is only expected to see some rain.

Kent and Sussex counties are also under a coastal flood watch.