Downpour causes extensive damage through Hudson ValleyPosted: Updated:
Residents throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley are cleaning up and attempting to dry off following a downpour yesterday that caused extensive flooding damage.
Click "NEXT" to see how road crews in Ramapo are dealing with the storm damage, while keeping a close eye on swollen rivers and lakes.
Nyack Mayor Richard Kavesh says he estimates damage to the village alone to be about $250,000. He says he's hoping Rockland County will qualify for state or federal aid to help cover the costly clean up.
A state of emergency was declared in Rockland County yesterday as rising waters flooded homes, cars and businesses. Nyack Hospital has also been forced to activate its internal disaster plan after flooding damaged the kitchen, making it impossible to supply in-house food to patients.
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