Governor Cuomo viewed storm damage and toured flood preparedness efforts in Western New York, including in South Buffalo, West Seneca and Hamburg.
The region is experiencing rising temperatures following days of record-setting snowfall, leading to a strong possibility of significant flooding.
Governor Cuomo has mobilized resources from across the State - including hundreds of National Guard members, pumps and hundreds of thousands of sandbags.
Governor Cuomo announced an emergency Executive Order to help protect the health of Western New Yorkers. The order temporarily suspends some regulatory measures in order to help ensure all patients receive their medications and care during this emergency.
With rising temperatures over the weekend there is a strong possibility of significant flooding. Homeowners, take precautions now to stay safe.
At Approximately 11:45AM Governor Cuomo, Senator Gillibrand, Local Leaders Deliver Storm Response and Flood Preparation Update.
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The State Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the situation. Many roads remain closed. Follow @NYGovCuomo on Twitter for the latest.