Snow Emergencies in Place, Colleges Close
There was a blanket of snow on the ground as Delmarvans got up to greet President’s Day.
The area was expected to be hit with 2-t0-4 inches of snow.
There’s a snow emergency in place for Worcester and Somerset Counties.
All vehicles have to have either snow chains or snow tires.
There’s also a ban on all parking for the snow emergency routes.
A winter weather advisory is still in effect for Sussex County through 4 p.m. this afternoon.
The region expects the snow to turn to rain later on in the day.
Those filling up at a local Royal Farms in Salisbury said they were weathering the snow.
In Easton a snow emergency Phase II has been declared requiring the snow tires or snow chains.
There was even some snow in Bethany Beach while Dover got a dusting this morning.
Most of the area schools were closed for the holiday.
A number of colleges and universities were also closed because of the weather.
These included Salisbury University, Wor-Wico Community College, Eastern Shore Community College and Delaware Technical Community College.
But expect a warm front sometime Tuesday with a high in the 50’s.