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Northern Delaware sees most rain from Tropical Storm Isaias

Delaware Public Media
A car is stuck in flood waters on Gov. Printz Blvd near I-495 in Edgemoor

Tropical Storm Isaias dumped most of its rain on Northern New Castle County Tuesday.

The Delaware Environmental Observing System (DEOS) reports Claymont had the most rain – 6.72 inches.  Hockessin was second with 5.66 inches.

The most rain reported in Kent County was in 5.32 inches in Kenton, but most of Kent saw closer to 3 inches before the storm moved away.  

Rain totals in Sussex County were two inches or below, with Ellendale’s 2 inched the high watermark there.

Tom Byrne has been a fixture covering news in Delaware for three decades. He joined Delaware Public Media in 2010 as our first news director and has guided the news team ever since. When he's not covering the news, he can be found reading history or pursuing his love of all things athletic.
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