State of Emergency declared in Yates County (Updated: May 19th informational meeting scheduled; 'Donations & Volunteers'; and a new 'Yates County Disaster Assistance Resource Guide')

 

[UPDATE, May 19: WFLR will broadcast tonight's informational meeting live beginning at 7, find out more and listen HERE]

[UPDATE, May 19: Informational meeting tonight at 7 p.m., read more HERE]

[UPDATE, May 16: The Institute for Human Services, Inc. has released a 'Yates County Disaster Assistance Resource Guide']

[UPDATE, May 15"Donations & Volunteers: Here's how you can help in Penn Yan and Yates County"]

YATES COUNTY--Yates County is in a state of emergency Wednesday, May 14 after being hit by severe thunderstorms Tuesday evening. The state of emergency was declared by Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike along with Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday, as travel warnings are issued with some roads being closed to traffic.

For daily updates and more information, see the Penn Yan Chronicle-Express Here,

and the observer-review.com Here...

Read and listen to more on Finger Lakes Radio...

Read the Governor's declaration Here...

For additional information and updates from Yates County Public Health, click Here...