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August 2016

Tropical Storm Hermine Heads Toward Delmarva

The last few days the beaches have been flooding from tropical storm surge from tropical storm eight and Gaston.  High tide has flooded the beaches in the swales to the dune lines everyday.  Once the water is up there it take s a while to drain, and by then, more water is pushed into the swales.  There is literally a long "lake" all…
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Storm Surge Floods Beaches At High Tide

The storm surge that hit the beaches today was pushing water up even farther than usual.  At high tide water is filling up the swales and flooding the beaches to the dune line.  Thai is happening mostly in Delaware Seashore State Park and Fenwick Island State Park.   Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach is filled in a bit as well, beach…
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Gordons Pond Reopened

Not an hour ago Cape Henlopen State Park opened the closed section at Gordons Pond.  The piping plovers fledged this week so now the beach is all clear to fish.  This section was closed for the piping plovers to nest.  This year the nest did fine, as opposed to last year when it was destroyed by a storm.  Conveniently before the…
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