Threat of drought prompts water warnings in Hudson Valley communities

After weeks without any serious rainfall and a potential heat wave on the way, some municipalities are advising residents to take precautions ahead of a possible drought.

Blaise Gomez

Jul 15, 2022, 4:22 PM

Updated 683 days ago

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You might have noticed that your lawn looks more like hay these days. 
After weeks without any serious rainfall and a potential heat wave on the way, some municipalities are advising residents to take precautions ahead of a possible drought. 
The City of Kingston has issued a water alert for residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption. 
The Town of Woodbury has posted a water emergency for the Woodbury Junction development, advising residents not to water their lawns until further notice. 
Our News 12 storm watch team meteorologists say we're expecting more dry weather next week and temperatures will continue to soar into the 90s.
Woodbury officials say they are considering a drought warning for the entire town. 


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