Release: Monday, January 23, 2017
The National Weather Service has advised of a Nor'easter coming through the area Monday evening, January 23 into Tuesday morning, January 24. All Village department personnel have been making the appropriate storm preparations. Currently the most significant concerns are the forecast for high sustained winds and gusts (resulting in safety concerns, trees down, power outages, damage, etc.) and heavy rain with the potential for flooding, especially near brooks or streams.
Click here to view the National Weather Services latest weather forcast.
Click here to view the Village of Rye Brook’s Building Department’s Storm Safety Guidelines with respect to electrical systems, natural/L.P. gas equipment and sanitary systems to help ensure the safety, health and welfare of you, your family, your property and the community at large.
Village of Rye Brook Fire Department pump out policy:
- During storm RBFD will terminate power to threatened utilities.
- No pump outs will occur during the storm.
- Water must be above 12”
- All pump outs evaluated on a case by case basis
Customers are urged to call Con Edison immediately to report any outages at 1-800-75-CONED (1-800-752-6633). Customers can also report power interruptions or service problems as well as view service restoration information & outage maps online at www.conEd.com and on their cell phones. When reporting an outage, customers should have their Con Edison account number available, if possible, and report whether their neighbors also have lost power.
Con Edison offers the following tips to prepare for a storm:
Other Storm Safety Tips:
- All residents are urged to stock up on batteries, flashlights, drinking water and non-perishable foods.