Route 1 in Sussex County. DelDOT photo

Woodland Beach evacuated; Route 1 closed in coastal Sussex

Ken Mammarella Government

Route 1 in Sussex County. DelDOT photo Friday’s weather was as miserable as predicted, with strong winds, coastal flooding, a warning of flash floods and multiple roads closed or impassible. The flooding forced the evacuation of Woodland Beach in Kent County and closed part of Route 1 in Sussex County and other roads throughout the state, the Delaware Department of …

The aftermath of Hurricane Ida. City of Wilmington photo

Flooding closes coastal roads; historic crest due tonight

Ken Mammarella Government

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 …

a group of people riding on the back of a boat

Biden authorizes federal disaster assistance for Hurricane Ida damage

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Rescue workers in the flooded streets of Wilmington after Ida. President Joe Biden has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Delaware authorizing federal assistance in areas affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Gov. John Carney requested the declaration on Sept. 17 citing historic damage in New Castle County and difficulties responding in the wake of the pandemic.  Biden issued …