LEWISBORO, N.Y. - All Lewisboro town offices are closed Thursday until at least noon, and may be closed for the entire day if the weather does not improve.
Northern Westchester is expected to get hit with 11 to 15 inches of snow during a 24 hour span.
To get updates on storm information, you may call 914-977-8043. Lewisboro Office of Emergency Management is on Twitter at Lewisboro OEM and Facebook.
Send us your snow pics on Twitter @LewisboroDV or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents are urged to stay away from downed power lines – even lines that appear dead can be deadly. NYSEG customers should call 1.800.572.1131 to report downed power lines or other hazardous situations.
During a power interruption:
- Contact neighbors to see if their power is off. You may have simply blown a fuse or tripped a circuit breaker.
- Contact NYSEG (1.800.572.1131) to report a power interruption. Our telephone systems let you report the problem, help our crews respond quickly and efficiently, and provide you with power interruption updates. You can call as often as you like for updates. Because many people may be trying to reach us during a power interruption, phone lines may be busy. Please be patient.
- If your basement or home is in danger of flooding, contact NYSEG to turn off your electricity and/or natural gas service. Never enter a flooded basement or home until electricity and natural gas service have been turned off.
- Listen to a battery-powered radio for weather and power restoration updates.
- Turn off major appliances (electric water heaters, refrigerators and freezers) and sensitive electronic equipment (TVs, VCRs, DVD players, computers, stereos) to prevent overloading and possible damage when power is restored. Turning off this equipment may mean that you have to unplug it, turn off the circuit breaker or remove the fuse for the circuit in your home that provides power to this equipment. Leave one light switch “on” so you’ll know when power has been restored.
- Emergency generators can be dangerous. If you use one, carefully follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Never run an emergency generator indoors; operate generators only outdoors in well-ventilated areas.
- Don’t use a natural gas or propane range to heat your home.
- Never use a grill or stove intended for use outdoors in your home.
- Keep your refrigerator and freezer closed as much as possible. Most food will last 24 hours if you minimize the opening of refrigerator and freezer doors.
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