When severe weather threatens Westchester, stay informed through weather updates either on the radio, TV or online with the National Weather Service. When power is lost be prepared with a battery-operated radio or crank radio. It's important to stay tuned to important weather updates and in the event an evacuation of your neighborhood is announced.
County and State traffic conditions You may want to check on major highway conditions across the county by visiting www.511ny.org. This site provides reports on roads across the county as well as state-wide. It details closures, incidents and other helpful traffic and transit conditions.
Important phone numbers Jot down, and keep in a handy place, important phone numbers well before you lose power or a serious storm arises. Here are some phone numbers you may want to have at your fingertips:
First and foremost --Do not call 911 for non-emergencies
An alternative contact number is United Way's 211 HelpLine
ConEd power outage or gas and electrical service problems: (800) 75-CONED