COUNTY EXECUTIVE GEORGE LATIMER DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR WESTCHESTER COUNTY
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September 29, 2023
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Westchester County Executive George Latimer has declared a State of Emergency for Westchester County as the region faces a significant, and potentially life-threatening weather event. Dangerous rainfall is currently impacting the area and is expected to continue, leading to concerns of flash flooding and hazardous conditions throughout Westchester.
Latimer said: “I am taking this step to ensure the security, well-being and health of our citizens during this challenging time. The severe storm has created hazardous conditions, and we are committed to providing all necessary assistance to address the threats to public health and safety.”
As of 4:30 p.m., the Village of Tarrytown reports the following:
Specific parkway closings and issues at this time:
Bronx River Parkway: closed between NYC and Main Street, White Plains. Significant flooding at Oak Street, Mount Vernon.
Hutchinson River Parkway: partial closures between the NYC line and North Avenue, New Rochelle. Significant flooding has occurred at Wolf’s Lane in Pelham and East Lincoln Avenue in Mount Vernon.
Saw Mill River Parkway: closed from the Cross County Parkway to the NYC line.
Cross County Parkway: Partially Closed (Various Sections) Ramps to and from the Hutchinson River Parkway are closed.
Sprain Brook Parkway: Partially closed near Grasslands Rd.
Playland Parkway: Closed due to flooding
Taconic State Parkway: Partially closed in Mt Pleasant