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Tropical Storm Ophelia is still affecting Delaware's coastal communities

Posted on AllSides September 25th, 2023
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Delaware’s coastal communities are still dealing with the effects of Tropical Storm Ophelia. “Delaware experienced widespread erosion along our Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay coastlines as the tropical storm approached. And even though it dissipated, and was downgraded, that low pressure system is still going to be driving Northeast winds throughout the week, and we expect more erosion to come throughout the week,” said Jesse Hayden, an Environmental Program Administrator with DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section. Hayden says the weekend storm required a multi-agency response, involving DNREC, DelDOT, and...

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https://delawarepublic.org/delaware-headlines/2023-09-25/tropical-storm-ophelia-is-still-affecting-delawares-coastal-communities

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