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Delaware schools, offices remain closed after snow storm

January 4, 2022 GMT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Some schools and government offices in central and southern Delaware remained closed Tuesday, and others were operating on delayed schedules, in the aftermath of a winter storm that blasted the mid-Atlantic region and dumped more than a foot of snow in some parts of the state.

County government offices remained closed in Sussex County, where 14½ inches of snow was reported in Ellendale, and 12.1 inches in Seaford.

In Kent County, where 12.2 inches of snow was reported in Harrington and 10 inches in Woodside. the Capital and Caesar Rodney school districts remained closed. The Smyrna School District also remained closed.

Delmarva Power and the Delaware Electric Cooperative, which serves mostly rural areas in Kent and Sussex counties, had reported several hundred customers without power on Monday, but only a handful of outages were reported Tuesday.