state of emergency http://wrvo.org en State of emergency in six counties due to weeklong flooding http://wrvo.org/post/state-emergency-six-counties-due-weeklong-flooding <p></p><p>Most North Country rivers and streams appear to be cresting or starting to recede after days of rising water.&nbsp;</p><p>A combination of rain and melting snow caused several rivers and creeks to flood in upstate New York, particularly in the North Country and Mohawk Valley. Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a state of emergency for six New York counties this week due to flooding -- including Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:59 +0000 WRVO News 54422 at http://wrvo.org State of emergency in six counties due to weeklong flooding Winter snowstorms blow through state budget http://wrvo.org/post/winter-snowstorms-blow-through-state-budget <p></p><p>Gov. Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for nearly all of Eastern New York including New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley into Albany, as another winter storm hits the region.</p><p>The governor says the frequency of storms this winter has depleted the state’s budget for plowing, sanding and salting, but he says his budget staff will find the money from other parts of the budget to deal with the storm and potential future storms this year.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:49:31 +0000 Karen DeWitt 51343 at http://wrvo.org Winter snowstorms blow through state budget Lake effect snow continues in North Country; many travelers stranded http://wrvo.org/post/lake-effect-snow-continues-north-country-many-travelers-stranded <p>The lake effect snow warning for northern New York has been extended until Thursday at 1 p.m. as upwards of four feet of snow has fallen in some spots since Monday. A state of emergency remains in effect for 14 counties, including Oswego, Jefferson and Lewis Counties.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:33:41 +0000 Catherine Loper 49632 at http://wrvo.org Lake effect snow continues in North Country; many travelers stranded Lake effect conditions shut down part of North Country http://wrvo.org/post/lake-effect-conditions-shut-down-part-north-country <p></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 21:31:27 +0000 Catherine Loper & Ryan Delaney 49601 at http://wrvo.org Lake effect conditions shut down part of North Country Extreme weather conditions cause state of emergency http://wrvo.org/post/extreme-weather-conditions-cause-state-emergency <p></p><p>Upstate New York is in the midst of a cold front that is bringing dangerous weather conditions and causing large parts of northern New York to essentially shut down. Businesses, offices, health clinics, courts and other facilities either closed for the day or closed midday due to treacherous weather conditions.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:15:28 +0000 Gino Geruntino 49570 at http://wrvo.org Extreme weather conditions cause state of emergency Bitter cold, lake effect snow causes school closings, travel problems http://wrvo.org/post/bitter-cold-lake-effect-snow-causes-school-closings-travel-problems <p>Bitterly cold temperatures, strong winds and heavy lake effect snow is causing travel problems and <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/school-closings-and-delays-tuesday"><strong>school closings and delays </strong></a>around the region late Monday and Tuesday.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:59:19 +0000 Jason Smith 49548 at http://wrvo.org Bitter cold, lake effect snow causes school closings, travel problems