Your guide to the new year in the First State.

Ring in 2023 with these events and tips 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

As 2022 nears its end, here’s what to know about celebrating the new year in the First State: Road safety Gas prices in Delaware are the lowest they’ve been since October 2021, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic, a regional travel agency. However, AAA predicts traffic will be minimal on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Still, the state’s Office of …

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner, and here's how it's being celebrated in the First State.

Labor Day weekend in Delaware: Here’s what to know

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

With the Labor Day weekend’s official end to summer comes slightly cooler temperatures, cheaper gas and lots of chances for fun, whether it’s homemade or public.  AAA Mid-Atlantic expects travel to return to near pre-COVID levels with families getting their last bit of vacation in before school starts. Weather for Labor Day weekend On Saturday, the temperature in Delaware beach …

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NWS: Delaware likely to be hit hard by wind and snow

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines, Weather

The entirety of Delaware is under a winter storm watch and the National Weather Service is warning of the possibility of significant snowfall Friday into Saturday. The main threats are anticipated to include high winds which may lead to downed trees and power lines, extreme cold, snow, and minor coastal flooding. A gale warning is also in effect for coastal …


Snow makes a quick return, forecast to hit Thursday night

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

    Most of Delaware will get 2 to 4 inches of snow Thursday night through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. “A period of moderate to locally heavy snow is anticipated to spread across much of the region,” the National Weather Service said. Estimates on Wednesday afternoon ranged from 2 to 3 inches in the curve of …

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For many in 2022, snow days are just ‘work from home days’

Charles MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Charlie Megginson/Delaware LIVE News The first snow of 2022 has exceeded expectations with much of Delaware now forecast to see between eight and twelve inches of accumulation.  Some areas in central Delaware are rapidly approaching that estimate. Ruth Houston-Behrens/Facebook A coastal flood warning remains in effect for tidal areas in Kent and Sussex Counties. According to the National Weather Service, …


Storm may drop 2-6 inches of snow upstate; 6-8 inches downstate

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

This 6 p.m. Sunday map shows the area expected to get the most snow expanded throughout the day.   As schools up and down the state said they would close Monday because of anticipated snow, the National Weather Service on Sunday issued a winter storm warning for Kent and Sussex counties  Monday and winter weather advisory for New Castle County. …


Monday snow expected to hit downstate harder than up

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

In what might be 2022’s first understatement, the National Weather Service announced Sunday morning there had been “a large change” in the forecast overnight. According to the National Weather Service, a winter storm on Monday is expected to drop 1 to 2 inches of snow in upper New Castle County, 3 to 4 inches from Bear to Smyrna, 4 to …

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New Castle County, Wilmington hit hardest by Ida rains

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

  The city of Wilmington posted this photo of the North Market Street Bridge to social media Thursday. With Kent and Sussex Counties spared the worst effects of Tropical Depression Ida, multiple areas in New Castle County suffered extensive damage and historic flooding. Forecasts in southern Delaware quickly shifted, originally predicting two long, rainy days of thunderstorms with the potential …


Ida expected to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain Wednesday, Thursday

Charles MegginsonCulture, Headlines

  Tropical Depression Ida is expected to bring heavy rain and the potential for flash flooding to Delaware throughout Wednesday and Thursday.  The National Weather Service is forecasting 3-4 inches of rain in northern Delaware, 2-3 inches in southern New Castle County, Kent County and parts of Sussex County, and 1.5-2 inches at the beaches and southern Sussex County. As …