Storm prompts state of emergency in Cayuga, other counties in CNY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency in 11 New York counties, including Cayuga, after flooding and high winds caused damage and power outages late Thursday and early Friday.

Cuomo made the announcement at a cabinet meeting Friday in Albany. State agency employees and resources will be deployed to counties affected by the storm. The state will deploy 200 National Guard soldiers to assist with the response.

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