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Letter to New Yorkers: Preparing for Hurricane Irene

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Albany, NY (August 26, 2011)

Governor Cuomo has declared a state of emergency in New York in preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Irene, which may hit New York State this coming weekend.

The Governor is activating all levels of state government to plan for any situation that may be caused by the storm and the state government is carefully tracking the hurricane.

As the Governor readies the state, New Yorkers should personally prepare for serious storm conditions.

Click here to visit the Governor’s website, where you can find safety tips, the latest information on the hurricane, and links to critical services.

By working together and properly preparing in advance, we will all be able to face this storm in a calm and organized manner.