Rye PD has issued a warning about Hurricane Irene for Rye, NY:
Forecast is for Hurricane Irene to impact area Saturday/Sunday. Potentially dangerous storm; now is time to plan.
The latest National Weather Service forecasts indicate that Hurricane Irene, which is now located near the Bahamas, may track directly toward the New York area this weekend. There is potential for heavy rain, hurricane force winds, and storm surge. Hurricane or tropical storm conditions could begin to impact our area on Saturday evening, with the heaviest weather occurring early on Sunday morning.
Now is the time to prepare. Residents should monitor weather forecasts closely, and should review and implement their personal storm and flood plans. You should be ready to take action in the event of storm damage or flooding. Preparedness information is available on the FEMA website at www.ready.gov.
This is a potentially dangerous storm. Please monitor the news media and the National Weather Service website for the latest forecasts and weather advisories, and make preparations early. Thank you.
City of Rye Police Department
21 McCullough Pl
Rye, NY 10580