The City of Lewes is a coastal community. The City is impacted by multiple bodies of water and waterways (Delaware Bay, Lewes and Rehoboth Canal, and Canary Creek). The City is impacted by nor'easters, and hurricanes and is experiencing more frequent and severe storms. The City has a low elevation. Lewes also experiences a lot of flooding (roadways, yards) from coastal winds and high tides. These items make the City susceptible to flooding. This webpage provides information on flooding.