Delaware also gets ready for more snow

    Delaware is also bracing for its fourth major snow storm in February.

    Delaware is bracing itself for another round of heavy snows.  The state emergency operations center will once again open up at 5am on Thursday.  This operation was activated during the last round of heavy snows to coordinate all of Delaware’s emergency management snow operations.

    DelDot has all 460 pieces of equipment ready to go.  DelDot says it has over 19,000 tons of salt for use.  Road crews spent today trying their best to patch potholes, which have become a problem around the state in light of some warmer weather and rain earlier in the week.

    Agencies from Wilmington to Sussex County have also put alerts saying they were gearing up for the snow.  The Delaware National Guard has been put on notice in case they are needed.   Delmarva Power and Delaware Electric Cooperative say they have crews standing by. 

    Governor Markell has cancelled all of his Thursday appearances to monitor the storm.  The state education department reports two big school events have also been cancelled.  The Business Professional Association conference scheduled in Dover has been rescheduled for March 8-9.  Also, the Skills USA conference scheduled for Thursday will now be held in Dover on March 1.

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