According to Delmarva Power as of 11 a.m. today, there are 868 customers without electricity in the Smyrna area. Delaware Electric Cooperative reports 194 customers without power in the Clayton zip code and 48 in the Smyrna zip code as of 11:30 a.m.
The Sun-Times has received reports of power outages and trees on roads today in the Smyrna area after Wednesday's snowstorm.
Trees were coated with ice and snow during the storm and finally gave way in several places including Massey Church Road and Clark Farm Road.
Trees or branches falling on power lines caused power outages in several areas.
According to Delmarva Power as of 11 a.m. today, there are 868 customers without power in the Smyrna area.
Delaware Electric Cooperative reports 194 customers without power in the Clayton zip code and 48 in the Smyrna zip code, as of 11:30 a.m. today.
Gov. John Carney issued a State of Emergency Wednesday at 12 a.m., authorizing the Delaware National Guard to assist state and local authorities with winter storm recovery and response efforts.
"Drivers should continue to exercise caution as DelDOT continues to clear roadways," said Carney. "Thank you to our DelDOT crews, the Delaware National Guard, and all state and local officials for their response efforts throughout this storm."
State of Delaware offices in Kent and New Castle counties re-opened at 10 a.m. today.
Schools in the Smyrna-Clayton area are closed today.