Spring snow slows travel in Delaware

Several inches of heavy wet snow fell on Delaware Monday morning, slowing travel and giving school kids what could be the final snow day of the school year.

400 workers from the Delaware Department of Transportation were on the roads to apply salt, plow and monitor conditions starting around 3 a.m.  The main roads were cleared by about 9 a.m., but there were some spots that were still covered by patches of snow and slush.

While temperatures are expected to hover in the mid-30’s throughout the day, DelDOT officials are warning drivers to be extra careful on the roads, even though they may seem to be completely fine.

Dozens of schools were closed for the whole day or announced plans to close early and cancel afternoon and evening activities.  You can find a complete list of school closings on the Delaware Department of Education’s website.

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