Dewey Beach closes all beach access due to Nor’easter – Town Square Delaware LIVE

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Skimboarding at Dewey Beach. Photo courtesy of iDewey.com

Dewey Beach announced around 4:30 p.m. Thursday that all beach access points in the city were closed to the public.

The city’s warning said dangerous conditions arise from the northeast over the weekend

An article published yesterday said that Dewey Beach and the surrounding area had experienced severe beach erosion.

“Gusts of wind and high tides that caused damage have continued for the past few days, making it difficult for city and state agencies to properly assess the extent of the damage,” said one. city ​​post.

The city has been in contact with DNREC to decide how to plan for repairs and restoration, Thursday’s announcement said.

He asked the public to exercise extreme caution on the beach saying high tides will continue for a few days, a large amount of debris is present on the beach including a fence and downed dune poles , and steep drops are present on the east side. dunes.

Friday’s announcement says city and state agencies are working to improve the dangerous conditions.

The weather becomes rainy and windy again on Friday. Saturday and maybe Sunday.

The US National Weather Service in Mount Holly said the weekend will see a few showers and a few thunderstorms, with the biggest chance in the afternoon, but Saturday won’t see consistent rain like it did the weekend. end last.

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