Coastal storm brings more snow to portions of Kent and Sussex

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Ellendale in Sussex County is getting a lot of snow this year.

The community, as of Saturday morning, reported 8.9 inches of snow from a powerful coastal storm that brought blowing and drifting.

Early this year, Ellendale saw 14.5 inches of snow, according to the DEOS system from the Delaware Department of Transportation and the University of Delaware.

The biggest accumulations were in an area running south of Dover. Bethany Beach saw nine inches of snow, with Lewes recording 6.5 inches.

Stockley an unincorporated area near Georgetown reported the highest total at 9.3 inches.

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Accumulations are below the foot or more of snow that had been predicted in some areas.

To the north, snowfall was lighter, with about three inches in northern Delaware.

Below are the final snowfall totals from the DEOS system as of Sunday.. Other totals from weather observers were higher.

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Area
LocationLast Update
(minutes ago)
Snow Storm Total
(in)
12Talley73.3
12Claymont73.7
12Greenville72.7
11Prices Corner72.5
11White Clay Creek72.8
11Hockessin72.2
10Newark72.8
10Glasgow73.0
10New Castle72.7
9Blackbird74.2
9Port Penn73.5
8West Dover75.9
8Smyrna75.4
7Woodside78.1
7Dover78.4
6Frederica77.1
6Harrington78.0
5Dagsboro79.1
5Bethany Beach79.0
4Stockley79.3
4Nassau77.5
3Ellendale78.9
3Lewes76.5
2Seaford76.5
2Bridgeville75.9
1Laurel75.3

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