UPDATE 8/22/2021 @ 6:45PM:
Due to the remnants of Tropical Storm Henri, a large amount of rain has fallen causing some roadways to flood. Please avoid the following roadways which are closed to traffic and pedestrians:
- West Crescent Avenue in the area of Crestwood
- West Allendale in the area of the ballpark
- West Crescent Avenue in area of Myrtle Avenue
- West Orchard Street
Hurricane Henri will impact our area with heavy rain & gusty winds especially during the daylight hours tomorrow, Sunday 08/22/21. Downpours are likely and potential periods of steadier, heavier rain; before conditions improve through Sunday night as the storm slowly departs the region.
The Allendale Office of Emergency Management would like to remind residents of the following safety tips in regard to severe weather events:
Report any emergencies to 9-1-1 immediately.
Report power outages directly to Orange and Rockland at www.oru.com or by calling 1-877-434-4100. After reporting a power outage, you can view an outage map as well as estimated restoration times on the Orange and Rockland Storm Center website https://outagemap.oru.com/
Consider ALL downed wires as electrified. DO NOT approach downed wires. Be aware that wires may be entangled in downed tree limbs.
Please take this time to secure all outside items so that they do not become dangerous debris impacted by high winds.
Look for weather updates from local officials as well as the National Weather Service (weather.gov).