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WINTER WEATHER & TRAVEL ADVISORY
Posted Date:
1/22/2016

WINTER WEATHER

&

TRAVEL ADVISORY

IF YOU ARE IN A COASTAL FLOOD PRONE AREA, YOU WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING DURING SATURDAY NIGHT’S HIGH TIDE CYCLE.  TAKE ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS, SUCH AS MOVING VEHICLES AWAY FROM THOSE AREAS.

·       POWER OUTAGES – CALL PSEG AT 1-800-490-0075

ALL RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO REMOVE VEHICLES FROM THE STREET TO INCREASE EFFECTIVENESS OF SNOWPLOWING OPERATIONS.  TOWN CODE §101-21A, AUTHORIZES THE RIVERHEAD POLICE TO IMPOUND PARKED OR ABANDONED VEHICLES THAT MAY IMPEDE THE ROADWAYS DURING A SNOWSTORM.

 

PLEASE DO NOT SHOVEL SNOW INTO THE STREET, THIS ONLY CREATES HAZARDS FOR OTHER DRIVERS.  IF THERE IS A FIRE HYDRANT BY YOUR HOME, PLEASE MAKE SURE IT IS VISIBLE AND ACCESSIBLE.

·       MAKE SURE TO CHECK ON YOUR NEIGHBORS, ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY.

·       PLEASE, DON’T FORGET YOUR PETS!! MAKE SURE THEY HAVE A WARM SHELTER, OR BRING THEM INSIDE.

BUSINESS OWNERS: FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PATRONS, PLEASE REMOVE THE SNOW AND ICE FROM THE SIDEWALKS IN FRONT OF YOUR BUSINESS.

FOR WINTER SAFETY TIPS VISIT:

FEMA: WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER-WEATHER

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/WINTER/INDEX.SHTML

NYS HOMELAND SECURITY: WWW.DHSES.NY.GOV/OEM/SAFETY-INFO/PUBLICSAFETY/WINTER.CFM

AMERICAN RED CROSS: WWW.REDCROSS.ORG/NEWS/ARTICLE/RED-CROSS-WINTER-WEATHER-SAFETY-TIPS

 

 

 
 
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