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Powerful Fall Storm Impacting The Northeast; Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen Forms

A powerful storm will continue to deliver strong winds, locally heavy rain, and numerous coastal hazards from the Mid-Atlantic to New England today. These winds may down trees, power lines, and cause power outages. Also, Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen has formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings are in effect from southeast Louisiana to northwest Florida. Read More >

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Be Prepared and Stay Safe during Severe Weather

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The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), The University of Delaware and the National Weather Service (NWS) are sponsoring Severe Weather Awareness and Preparedness Week in Delaware from April 15th through April 19th, 2019.

 Severe Weather Awareness Week is a time to plan for floods, coastal hazards, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and lightning.

Each day during this week will emphasize a different weather hazard and provide you with associated safety tips:

On Monday, April 15th - the topic will be Flood Hazards   

On Tuesday, April 16th - the topic will be Coastal Hazards, including Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and Rip Currents

On Wednesday, April 17th - the topic will be Thunderstorms and Tornadoes

On Thursday, April 18th - the topic will be Lightning Safety           

On Friday, April 19th - the topic will be Preparing for Severe Weather