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Snow Closes Delaware, Md.'s Eastern Shore Schools

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WBOC NewsWatcher Bryce Weller took this photo in Millsboro, Del., on Wednesday morning, Jan. 29, 2014. WBOC NewsWatcher Bryce Weller took this photo in Millsboro, Del., on Wednesday morning, Jan. 29, 2014.
A WBOC NewsWatcher took this photo in the area of Alternate 13 between Seaford and Blades, Del., shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday. A WBOC NewsWatcher took this photo in the area of Alternate 13 between Seaford and Blades, Del., shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Business Route 13 in Salisbury is shown at around 6 a.m. Wednesday. (Photo: WBOC) Business Route 13 in Salisbury is shown at around 6 a.m. Wednesday. (Photo: WBOC)

DOVER, Del. (WBOC/AP)- Several school districts in Delaware and on Maryland's Eastern Shore are closed and state government offices in Delaware's Kent and Sussex counties are opening late after several inches of snow fell overnight.
 
Many school systems in Maryland and northern Virginia are delaying openings Tuesday morning. Liberal leave is in effect for Maryland workers until 11 a.m.
 
The Delaware Emergency Management Agency says Kent and Sussex county roads are snow covered and 3 inches to 8 inches of snow fell in some locations in Sussex County. Department of Transportation crews are plowing roads statewide.
 
Maryland's State Highway Administration says crews are plowing and salting in southern Maryland and on the Eastern Shore, where some spots got 4 inches to 7 inches of snow. Snow emergency plans are in effect for several Eastern Shore counties, including Caroline, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester.

Roads in the Washington and Baltimore areas are mostly clear of snow.

Snow Totals for Across Delmarva:

  • Lewes, Del.: 8 inches
  • Princess Anne, Md.: 7 inches
  • Chincoteague, Va.: 7 inches
  • Ocean View, Del.: 6 inches
  • Deal Island, Md.: 6 inches
  • Millville, Del.: 6 inches
  • Fruitland, Md.: 5.5 inches
  • Roxana, Del.: 5.5 inches
  • Woodside, Del.: 5.75 inches
  • Dover, Del.: 5 inches
  • Bridgeville, Del.: 5 inches
  • Milford, Del.: 5 inches
  • Salisbury, Md.: 5 inches
  • Gumboro, Del.: 5 inches
  • Ocean City, Md.: 4.5 inches
  • Delmar, Md.: 4 inches
  • Dagsboro, Del.: 4 inches
  • Federalsburg, Md.: 3.5 inches
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