Hurricane Joaquin Tracks East

Hurricane Joaquin is tracking much further east now, however we will still see some storm surge and the like associated with offshore hurricanes.  South Carolina is taking a hit right now with offshore winds and tidal flooding.  Our Nor'easter is still pummeling the coast.  All weekend events are canceled.  Expect more flooding at…
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Nor’easter Update

First of all this is not Hurricane Joaquin (which many cannot pronounce), this is a Nor'easter.   I have had to explain this many times today.   The media nationally is not concerned with Dela-where and her skirt blowin nor'easter.  Our approaching celebrity is still partying in the bahamas. Big time kudos to all the first responders,…
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Hurricane Joaquin Shifts East

You should still be more concerned with the Nor'easter presently but,  the cone of uncertainty has certainly shifted to the East for Hurricane Joaquin.  Then again it could just randomly shift, we have seen that before.  Still late in the game to predict the actual path.   We are having rain run off issues low roads are flooding in Bethany,…
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MAMFC Action on Unmanaged Forage Species

Last night I attended a scoping meeting on forage species hosted by the MAMFC.  It was an interesting meeting, they are asking anglers and fishing organizations to comment publicly by midnight tomorrow night (Friday, Oct 2) on the management of forage species.  Without getting into a huge amount of detail that will bore you to death.…
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The 39th Annual Coast Day is Canceled

For the first time in 39 years Coast Days has been canceled.  From the UD website ... "10:38 a.m., Oct. 1, 2015--While the University of Delaware’s Coast Day is typically a rain or shine event, organizers have announced that this year’s Coast Day scheduled Sunday, Oct. 4, has been canceled due to the possibility of significant coastal…
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Drive On Beaches And Campgrounds Are Closed

This afternoon all of the drive on beaches were closed.  The parks' guys told me they would reevaluate on Monday about reopening them.  There is a slight possibility they will open as early as Sunday if the weather calms down, but it is not likely.  As of right now you can still walk onto the beaches, after what I saw today unless you…
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Hurricane Joaquin versus the Noreaster

This may as well be compared to Batman vs. Superman.  Each have their own destructive capabilities, and as we all know, Noreasters are more devastating to this area than hurricanes.  That is so long as the hurricane does not land on top of us like Sandy was supposed to do, until she turned at the last minute and pummeled New Jersey.  …
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Tropical Storm Joaquin to Visit Delmarva

No not the movie star.   Tropical depression eleven has upgraded to  tropical storm Joaquin.  It is getting bigger and slowing down which is good news for possible weekend fishing and adventures.  The storm may or may not move out to sea, it is too early to tell.  Regardless the winds will be stronger (65 mph) and the waves bigger.  …
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