The Delaware Department of Transportation reports the following winter storm update:
In New Castle County, there is a chance of rain, snow, and sleet becoming snow after 9 a.m. today with an accumulation of 3 to 7 inches probable. In Kent County, rain before 9 a.m. There will be rain, snow, and/or sleet between 9 a.m. until noon. There is a chance of new snow or sleet in the afternoon of less than a half inch possible. Little or no snow is anticipated in Sussex County. The Department of Transportation’s crews will be plowing and salting roadways as needed in New Castle and Kent Counties.
The speed limit on I-495 has been reduced to 55 MPH.
Motorists should exercise extreme caution while traveling today and anticipate intermittent icy areas, particularly on less traveled roadways. With the lower temperatures, drivers should use caution on bridges, ramps, and overpasses as they freeze more quickly.
DelDOT officials ask motorists to drive slowly and be patient when driving near a DelDOT snowplow.
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