DelDOT, DEMA Issue Travel Advisory for Snow and Ice

Staff WriterGovernment, RSS-GOV

The Delaware Department of Transportation and Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)  are issuing a travel advisory for this afternoon and evening due to poor visibility from heavier snowfall and freezing on road surfaces tonight as temperatures drop. The advisory is not an official Level 1 Driving Warning, but is meant to caution motorists of adverse weather conditions and to stay …

Level 1 Driving Warning Rescinded at 7:00 a.m.

Staff WriterGovernment, RSS-GOV

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is rescinding the Level 1 Driving Warning as of Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 a.m. The warning was issued on Tuesday, January 16 due to the likelihood of icing occurring on roads and bridges statewide overnight. A Level 1 Driving Warning is an advisory against unnecessary travel due to road conditions. Staff WriterThis post …

Level 1 Driving Warning Issued Due to Icing Conditions

Staff WriterGovernment, RSS-GOV

With temperatures forecasted to fall well below freezing tonight, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency has issued a Level 1 Driving Warning statewide for the overnight hours of Tuesday, January 16, 2024, to Wednesday, January 17, 2024, due to the likelihood of icing occurring on roads and bridges statewide tonight. A Level 1 Driving Warning is […] Staff WriterThis post was …

NCC Officials Urge Residents Not to Drive After Dark Due to Flood Risk

Staff WriterGovernment, RSS-GOV

New Castle County’s Office of Emergency Management and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency are urging residents to avoid driving after dark because of the expected heavy rain tonight and the risks from flooding. The National Weather Service has forecast periods of intense and heavy rain with high winds for this evening, which could cause small stream, river flooding, and coastal …

Hiking along the Brandywine. (State of Delaware)

Del. ranks 8th among states for outdoor exercise

Ken MammarellaHealth, Headlines

Delaware is No. 8 on a new list of best states for outdoor exercise, a fitness website has concluded. Total Shape measured 16 factors: national parks; weather; coastline; parks; temperature; boats and water sports facilities; beaches; sports camps and clinics; kayaking and canoeing attractions; ski and snowboarding facilities; surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing facilities; outdoor activities; hiking trails; biking trails; golf …

Hurricane Ian Indian River Inlet Bridge

Coastal flooding possible as Ian approaches Delaware

Staff WriterGovernment, Headlines

Hurricane Ian’s remnants will bring a prolonged period of cool, damp and breezy conditions to Delaware into early next week. Most of the rain will fall Friday night through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Localized minor tidal flooding is possible Friday night along Delaware’s Atlantic coast and inland bays. Spotty minor flooding is possible during high tide …

Delaware's July Fourth is sure to include firework displays, beachgoers, live music, and more.

Your guide to the July Fourth weekend in Delaware

Jarek RutzDelaware Live, Culture, Headlines

July Fourth – a day filled with BBQs, backyard cornhole, and beach trips – is just around the corner. With travel agencies expecting around 12% of the state’s population to pack up and head out on vacation, here’s what to know about Independence Day in the First State: Travel AAA Mid-Atlantic expects 116,000 Delawareans to travel at least 50 miles …

Delaware clears up after wind, rain and high tide

Ken MammarellaGovernment

Route 1 in Sussex County on Friday. DelDOT photo By noon Saturday, it appears that the worst was over from the miserable conditions on Friday — high winds, heavy rain and tidal surges — that closed roads throughout Delaware. That said, “motorists are urged to drive with caution because standing water may still be present” on shoulders, Delaware State Police warned. …

Flooding closes coastal roads; historic crest due tonight

Ken MammarellaGovernment

The aftermath of Hurricane Ida. City of Wilmington file photo Hazardous weather is likely today, according to the National Weather Service, and it’s already closing some Delaware roads. “The flooding will be notable both for its unusual intensity and particularly long duration, with concern lasting through at least Sunday morning before the elevated waters at last recede,” The Washington Post …