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Winter Advisory For The Village Of Port Chester

Port Chester DPW gearing up for the storm. Photo: Pamela Stern
Port Chester DPW gearing up for the storm. Photo: Pamela Stern
This comes from the Village of Port Chester's Website:

Village of Port Chester Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Thursday Night into Friday.

–Hazards

·        Winter Storm Watch in effect for Thursday into Friday.

·        Heaviest snow and blizzard conditions late Thursday into Friday morning.

·        6-10 inches across the Lower Hudson Valley.

·        Visibilities dropping to ¼ mile or less.

·        Thursday PM NE winds 15-20 MPH with gusts of 25-30 MPH.

·        Friday AM NE winds 15-25 MPH with gusts of 30-40 MPH.

·        Coastal flood watch in effect for Thursday night. Impacts are expected to be minimal.

DPW crews have brined, salted and sanded all roads and will be out clearing the streets 24-7 during the snow storm. Residents are advised to pay attention to local news stations regarding forecasts and driving conditions.

Some useful info

a. For Emergencies- Call 911. Do not call 911 for non-emergencies. An alternative contact number is United Way's 211 HelpLine.

b. For Power Outages- Report ConEd power outage or gas and electrical service problems: (800) 75-CONED Be sure to obtain a B Ticket number upon filing an outage complaint with Con Ed. (This allows you to track the complaint and ensures that it has been entered in the system)

c. For Information on Power/Gas Outages in your area- Call for NYSEG electricity outages: (800) 572-1131. Call for NYSEG natural gas outages: (800) 572-1121

d. For information on County Parkways- Call the county police at (914) 864-7700 for the latest county parkway conditions

e. For information on Local road conditions- Call your local police or highway department. (914) 939-1000

f. For information on Thruway conditions- Call (800)-THRUWAY

g. For Information on Bee-Line Buses- Call (914) 813-7777 for bus service status or (914) 995-7272

h. For Information on Airline arrivals- Call the carrier directly or for real-time flight information go to the Westchester County Airport Web site

i. For Information on Metro-North Railroad- call (800) METRO INFO

j. For School closings and delays: Tune to WFAS storm center, News 12 or WCBS radio

k. No heat or no hot water in rental apartments: Call your local building department 914 939 5203 or, during after hours, the local police department.

l. to report Debris or Downed Trees call the Department of Public Works and leave a message if needed 914 939 5207

Text PORTCHESTER to 888777 for further emergency information.


Stay Safe and warm!

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