STORM WATCH: Residents and DPW crews bracing for up to 6” of rain from Ida remnants

Residents and DPW crews across the Hudson Valley are bracing for up to 6 inches of rain from the remnants of Ida.

News 12 Staff

Sep 1, 2021, 11:44 AM

Updated 1,017 days ago

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Residents and DPW crews across the Hudson Valley are bracing for up to 6 inches of rain from the remnants of Ida.
Piermont village officials tell News 12 they are prepared to respond during the brunt and aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
However, there are still concerns of power outages and flooding over already saturated ground.
"Here in Piermont we have a double edge sword. We have the river to worry about when that floods or when it rains like this, we have all the water coming down the side of the mountain,” says Piermont Mayor Bruce Tucker.
TRACKING IDA: Live updates
Village officials say they’ve communicated with local police, fire, emergency management and Department of Public Works officials about monitoring the stormPiermont is a place very familiar with storm surges along the Hudson River. 
Orange and Rockland says Piermont is a problem area it'll be keeping an eye on among others, especially where trees could be an issue.
"There's been a lot of erosion as a result of the rainfall, the trees start to become unstable then we'll expect outages in places like that and we plan accordingly by putting more crews in that area,” according to an Orange and Rockland representative.  
Across the region, municipalities say they're prepped and are ready go whether it’s lowering reservoir levels, cleaning out catch basins or bringing pumps and generators on standby.
Tucker says the village will suspend overnight parking restrictions to encourage residents in low lying areas to move their cars to higher ground.
The Village Hall and the Piermont Fire Department will serve as an evacuation location for residents without power and those looking for shelter.


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