HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Lengthy Island is gearing up for attainable storm harm from Tropical Despair Fred.
Crews are getting emergency automobiles able to cope with potential flooding and downed timber.
Fred’s been making its means up the coast from Florida with 70 mile per hour winds and a variety of rain.
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“We predict it to hit the Tri-State Space roughly 2 within the morning [Thursday] with not less than heavy rains, significantly on Lengthy Island. The issue is that if this storm takes any flip to the east, we might be in for a major quantity extra rain,” Hempstead City Supervisor Don Clavin stated.
Officers urge residents to have further provides available in case of flooding and energy outages.
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