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Majority of Putnam County remains without power. State of Emergency remains in effect due to the effects of Tropical Storm Isaias. All government offices to open on a normal schedule Thursday August 6, 2020

While the majority of our roads are now passable thanks to the efforts of our Highway Departments” said County Executive MaryEllen Odell, “we still have an unparalleled number of residents without power and our highway crews along with the utility companies will continue working to clear debris and restore power”. NYSEG and Central Hudson report over 35,000 customers are without power. NYSEG is projecting that 50% of […]

Putnam County Executive Declares State of Emergency due to the effects of Tropical Storm Isaias. Towns & Villages to distribute water and wet ice

On August 5, 2020 at 12:00 am, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell declared a State of Emergency for Putnam County. “This storm caused an unprecedented amount of damage to our electrical infrastructure with an estimated 86% of all customers without power”  said County Executive Odell. “To enable our resources to be effectively deployed I am declaring a State of Emergency for Putnam County”. A State of Emergency […]

All Putnam County Government Offices, with the exception of essential services will be CLOSED Wednesday, 8/5/20

After meeting with the ICS Team and evaluating the impact of the current weather conditions, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has closed all Putnam County Government Offices with the exception of essential services for Wednesday, August 5, 2020. This includes: Our public transportation system which includes the Croton Falls Commuters and fixed route PART System […]

All Non-Essential Putnam County Government Offices on a 2 hour delay for Wed August 4, 2020

After meeting with the ICS Team and evaluating the impact of the Tropical Storm Isaias, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has delayed the opening of all Putnam County Government Offices with the exception of essential services for 2 hours on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Offices that normally open at 8:00 AM will open at 10:00 AM and offices that normally open at 9:00 AM will open […]

With wires and trees down across the county, Putnam County residents are asked to stay off roadways to allow highway crews to clear

“Highway crews have been working through the storm keeping critical roads open”, said County Executive MaryEllen Odell, “in order for them to work effectively residents are asked to limit travel and stay off roadways”. The Putnam County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) reports 80 roads totally impassable and 40 roads with debris but passable throughout the county. NYSEG reports that currently 33,600 customers are without […]

As the result of the high winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Isaiah the County reports numerous road closures and wide spread power outages. All Putnam County Non-Essential Offices have been closed

County Executive MaryEllen Odell remains at the Putnam County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) with the ICS Team. “As predicted this storm packed a very powerful punch, closing roads and disrupting power across the entire region”, said County Executive Odell. “Our highway crews continue to stay focused on making roadways passable however we rely on the power crews to make downed wires safe before our crews can […]

Putnam County continues to monitor the weather as Tropical Storm Isaias, moves into our area on Tuesday 8/4/20. NYSEG & Central Hudson crews on standby

The Putnam County Emergency Operations Center is monitoring the potential for heavy rain and strong winds that will transition into our area throughout the day today, August 4, 2020. Isaias made landfall in North Carolina on Monday night as Hurricane Isaias, being downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved northward across the eastern coast […]