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More storms blow through area with major damage in Coxsackie where state of emergency remains

Jul 08, 2021 6:33 am

WNYT Albany reports that the Village of Coxsackie declared a state of emergency because of storm damage July 7. "Please be advised that multiple trees and wires are down with many roads being blocked. We are asking for no unnecessary travel through the Village of Coxsackie at this time," officials posted on Facebook. They later posted that "several streets are still completely blocked and walking around in the eastern part of the Village is hazardous still with many wires and limbs hanging," saying the state of emergency remains in effect on July 8. "Fortunately we have no reports of any injuries at this time," Village of Coxsackie officials posted. "Please avoid the area of Washington and Lafayette and all areas east to the river until [Thursday] afternoon to allow Central Hudson to complete its work." There were also reports electricity outages around the area, and additional storm damage across the Hudson River in Stuyvesant. Read more about this story at the WNYT Albany website.