By Jim Hilgen 7:44am, October 28, 2012 - Updated 1:53am, October 29, 2012New Castle County Executive Paul Clark has followed the state's lead, and a local state of emergency is in effect as of 9 AM Sunday.
County parks, libraries, activity centers and Rockwood Park are all closed.
Clark recommend families who need to evacuate do so sooner rather than later.
County shelters are open at William Penn HS and Middletown HS, as well as Smyrna Middle School.
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