Monday, October 29, 2012

Emergency Notice #3 Hurricane Sandy

Continue to check here for future updates on the status of storm and evacuation notices. · The Town and Village continue to be on stand-by. Both the Town and Village offices are closed for the day. The Town Planning Board meeting and public hearing for this evening is cancelled and a new date is yet to be determined.
· The Red Cross is has opened the New Paltz evacuation center in the new SUNY Wellness Center/Gym located on the campus close to Route 208.
· The Town and Village are advising residents to prepare for power outages, high winds and flooding. This includes 10 day supply of medicine, food and water (1 gal/per day/per person). Have flashlights, batteries and charged cell phones on hand.
· Evacuation is not mandatory at this time, but we will be keeping track of the storm's progress. Low lying areas should continuously monitor the status of the storm and water levels, and consider evacuation as deemed appropriate.
· Fire, Rescue, and Highway units will be stationed west of the Wallkill River. 

· At this time there are no road closures in the Town and Village of New Paltz. Please continue to check here under the "Road Closings" tab for up to date information on weather and road closings.
· For emergencies, dial 911. For recorded up to date information on Road closings, call 845-255-7123.
· We will have another update on the status of Hurricane Sandy tonight after 6pm.

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