Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus has declared a State of Emergency for Orange County following multiple incidents of flash flooding during Sunday’s heavy rains. First Responders from multiple counties are assisting in water rescues in Orange County.
The heaviest totals resulted in the area of West Point where Radar estimated over 11 inches and actual measurements came between 7 and 8 inches breaking all records.
Neuhaus says that severe flooding conditions have caused property damage and threatened the lives and safety of Orange County residents.
The State of Emergency was declared at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday and will remain in place until it is rescindedFlood watch continues in some areas.
A Highland Falls woman was killed after fleeing her house with dog and trying to cross a flooded road.
Source: Mid-Hudson News