Cape Gazette

Rain, wind and waves but no snow

Feb 13, 2014
Photo by: Ron MacArthur Driven by wind, sand blows across Route 1 just north of the Indian River Inlet bridge.

The Cape Region was spared snow from a powerful storm that hit the area dumping more than 7 inches of snow in parts of northern Delaware. The storm produced rain and winds with gusts over 50 mph along the coast. A coastal flood advisory is in effect until midnight on Friday, Feb. 14.

Storm along the coast
(Video by: Ron MacArthur)
The Atlantic Ocean is churning early Thursday morning near the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Northeast winds with gusts above 50 mph hit the coast. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
A DelDOT street cleaner works to remove sand from northbound Route 1 near the Indian River Inlet bridge. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Wind-driven sand blows across Route 1. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
The low-lying area of Savannah Road in Lewes flooded Thursday morning. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
A car stops just in front of the flooded area of Savannah Road. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
The winter storm may have blasted areas north of Sussex County with snow, but only rain and wind hit the Cape Region. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
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