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Tracking Sandy: Delaware County State of Emergency Lifted

Tracking Sandy: Delaware County State of Emergency Lifted

October 30, 2012 Updated Oct 30, 2012 at 6:45 AM EST

(Media Release)

Delaware County Chairman, James E. Eisel, Sr. rescinded the State of
Emergency for Delaware County at 6AM October 30, 2012.


A travel advisory has been issued until further notice. Travel only when
necessary. If you must travel use caution as crews are out continuing
to work clearing roads and repairing downed power lines. Also beware
of debris, trees and downed lines as wind continues to gust. Do not
attempt to cut trees where power lines are down. Do not attempt to
drive through or touch downed power lines. Do not drive through
water. Stay out of flooded basements. Remember, generators can be
dangerous.


State of Emergencies remain in effect in the Town and Village of
Hancock, Town of Deposit and Village of Fleischmanns. These State of
Emergencies will be re-evaluated later this morning.


Both NYSEG and the Delaware County Electric Cooperative (DCEC)
continue to repair power outages and downed lines. NYSEG and the
DCEC report approximately 1,600 and 1,000 customers are out of
power respectively.


Major flooding is not a concern at this time and flash flooding reports
have been minimal overnight.


There are no shelters open in Delaware County at this time.
Office for the Aging has cancelled/closed their bus service, senior
dining centers and home delivered meals for today.


All Delaware County School Districts are closed for the day.

The EOC remains open at this time.