At 9:30am Friday, the City of Rye urged flood prone areas to prepare for possible evacuation.
The National Weather Forecast anticipates ongoing heavy rainfall, possibly reaching 5 to 8 inches in certain regions.
A flash flood warning is in effect until 11:45 AM. Residents should move cars to higher ground immediately.
Residents residing in flood-prone areas should take immediate steps to prepare for potential evacuation.
The City has bolstered staffing levels at the Fire and Police Departments to address this emergency. The Department of Public Works (DPW) teams are also on standby to handle flooding and tree-related issues.
For comprehensive storm preparation information and crucial emergency contact details, please visit the City’s website.
Here is a video of the Rye – Harrison line at 9:30am Friday as the rain had just started to come down hard: