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Poughkeepsie… The morning’s heavy rains have resulted in some road closures in limited areas according to Dutchess County Emergency Response Coordinator Dana Smith. A flood advisory has been extended until 3:30pm today, with the area expected to get a second band of rain this afternoon which may lead to more flooding. Motorists are urged to use caution on roadways and are reminded not to drive through flood areas.
The following roads were reported closed as of 2:00pm:
Berkshire Road in the Town of Dover between Dog Tail Corners and Old Branch Road due to downed trees & wires.
Road updates are available on the Dutchess County Government Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dutchess-County-Government/73646813346
For more information about flood safety and how to minimize the impact of flooding, visit www.dutchessny.gov.