YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Rain and wind storms knocked out power to homes across Westchester County yesterday.
The town said clean up efforts continue today, April 14, as roads are still blocked with downed trees. The Highway Department is waiting on ConEd to clear many of the areas.
After conference calls with ConEd and NYSEG, Supervisor Matt Slater said the storm brought high winds and dangerous gusts and there were at least a dozen roads blocked by fallen trees.
ConEd reported more than 200 outages while NYSEG reported 1,486.
Crews were not immediately able to clear the trees because of wind gusts above 40 mph.
To report a down tree call the Yorktown Highway Department at 914-962-5781.
To report a ConEdison outage call 1-800-75-CONED.
To report a NYSEG outage call 1-800-572-1131.
The Yorktown Police Department's non-emergency line is 914-962-4141.
From Halston Media: To our Beloved Community: During this crisis, we can’t continue to operate entirely as we have been doing when we are only earning a fraction of our previous advertising revenue and still have to pay 100 percent of our payroll. Without that payroll, we would be unable to serve the community with the news and important information you have come to expect. If you feel that we’ve made a positive difference in your town, we ask that you send us a contribution to keep your community newspaper alive and strong by pressing on our PayPal button HERE.