Hurricane Irene updates: August 31 1:33 pm
Saturday 3:30 pm
The Callicoon Farmers Market set for Sunday canceled. However, if weather permits some vendors may be selling from their trucks.
Saturday 8:45 am
FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
HURRICANE IRENE WILL MOVE UP THE EAST COAST SPREADING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA. TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE GREATEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE CATSKILLS AND POCONOS...WHERE STORM TOTALS MAY REACH 4 TO 7 INCHES. FURTHER TO THE WEST NEAR AND ALONG THE I-81 CORRIDOR...RAINFALL AMOUNTS AVERAGING 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE FORECAST. http://www.riverreporteronline.com/news/14/2011/08/27/national-weather-s...
Saturday 8:30 am
The Sunday, August 28 matinee at 3 PM of Ain’t Misbehavin’ is cancelled due to Hurricane Irene.
Friday 6:30 pm
Sullivan County Manager David P. Fanslau declared a state of emergency in Sullivan County effective 12:01 am, Sunday, August 28, 2011 and to continue through 5:00 pm, Monday, August 29, 2011. A state of emergency is issued under Article 2B of New York State Executive Law. The County of Sullivan is communicating with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service to discuss the potential track of the storm.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to New York to supplement the state and local response efforts in the area due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irene beginning on August 25, 2011, and continuing.