Cape Gazette

Round 2: Bitter cold, snow hit Cape Region

Jan 22, 2014
Photo by: Ron MacArthur Ice will be with us for a few more days as high temperatures are not expected to reach the freezing mark until the weekend.

Spared the total wrath of the Jan. 21 winter storm, the Cape Region was still hit with a blast of frigid air and snow accumulating from 2 to 4 inches.

Keith Martin, owner of Hotel Rehoboth in Rehoboth Beach, uses a snow blower to make quick work of snow piled in front of businesses. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Wind has blown the dry snow along the dunes in Rehoboth Beach. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Gary Turton, owner of Rehoboth Beach Variety blames the wind for piling up snow in front of his business. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Brandon Robertson, who works for Brighton Suites in Rehoboth Beach, says this is the first time he's been able to use a snow blower. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
High wind and waves, clouds and frigid temperatures combine to create a surreal look along the coast. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
It didn't take long for cars and trucks to get back on Route 1 following Tuesday's snowstorm. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
The Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk is a lonely place Jan. 22 thanks to single-digit temperatures. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Ice chunks on Lewes-Rehoboth Canal are driven by wind and tide along Pilottown Road in Lewes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
A winter scene is complete with snow, sand and late-afternoon shadows in Cape Henlopen State Park. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
DelDOT trucks are working to clear ice and snow off Sussex County roads. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Wind off the bay kept Lewes' Canalfront Park free from most of the snow. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
School was cancelled Jan. 22, leaving the buses snow-covered in the parking lot. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
The frigid temperatures have filled the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal with ice. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Lewes Deputy Mayor Ted Becker clears snow off the sidewalk on Second Street. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
There won't be too many people out kayaking Wednesday. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Second Street in Lewes was clear, but more than a foot of snow piled up to the side. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Motorists had little trouble driving from Route 1 onto Kings Highway. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Ice fills the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal as far as the eye can see. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Deep shadows on glistening snow lead to a rustic shed. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Blowing salt spray coated grasses along the bank of the Broadkill River near Roosevelt Inlet. (Photo by: Dennis Forney)
Blacks and whites define the scene at Shaffer's Service Center on Route 1 near Red Mill Pond. (Photo by: Dennis Forney)
This is one of the lowest temperatures ever recorded on the digital sign in front of Lewes Volunteer Fire Department's Savannah Road fire hall. (Photo by: Dennis Forney)
All open water in Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is frozen solid. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Wavy ice has locked in the Prime Hook marshes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Dave Robertson of Lewes takes advantage of two days off school due this week's winter storm. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Carson Kammerer of Lewes takes off from a snow ramp on one of the few hills in the Lewes-Rehoboth Beach area – a slope on a large retention pond along Route 24. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Finn Forcucci of Lewes takes a tumble after a slippery ride down a hill near Beebe's Route 24 facility. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Holden Kammerer of Lewes proves that boogie boards can also be used for winter sports. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Sussex County maintenance worker Barry Hitchens clears the back of the Milton library. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Kelly Bragg,9, of Milton helps to clear off her Union Street sidewalk. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
A snow drift in Milton takes on beautiful shapes. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
H.O.B. Elementary School custodian Rick Parker clears the snow from the walkway to the Mulberry Street school. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Zane Nextell,4, puts the finishing touches on his snow fort in Milton. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
A worker clears the snow in front of the Mt. Zion Holy Church on Front Street in Milton. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Briley Brooks,15, speeds by his brother Owen,11, while snow surfing on the hill near Milton Memorial Park. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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