POUGHKEEPSIE - Status updates on the weather can be obtained from the
Dutchess County website (www.dutchessny.gov) and information regarding two
shelters, transportation to the shelters, and other storm related issues in
Dutchess County will be available by calling 211.
People who reside in areas affected by past hurricanes and
tropical storms have the potential of being at risk of flooding during this
Latest weather models show the storm will bring damaging
winds and rain to the area today and tomorrow.
Residents should be prepared for possible flooding, power outages, and
other storm-related damages. The City of
Poughkeepsie will be utilizing extra staff to deal with storm issues and are
asking residents to refrain from placing leaves on curbs and to clean all storm
drains located near your property of leaves and debris in an effort to
Please ensure that you secure all lawn furniture, equipment,
etc. that could become airborne during the storm. Should you experience flooding or have any
other storm-related matters, please call 845-485-3330. Only life-threatening emergencies shall be
placed through 911.