Winter Storm Resources

Senator Kevin Thomas

December 15, 2020

Winter Storm Resources

Dear Neighbor: 

As we enter the winter season, I wanted to provide you with important emergency phone numbers and Red Cross safety information to help you and your family stay prepared for wintery weather. 

You can check the expected snowfall totals from the National Weather Service. Always follow National Weather Service guidance as they are the official source for weather-related information.

Stay safe! 

Sincerely,​

Senator Kevin Thomas

 

SNOW EMERGENCY RESOURCES

 

Emergencies: Dial 911

To report power outages or downed power lines:

  • PSEG 24 hour hotline: (800) 490-0075

To report gas outages or gas safety emergencies:

  • National Grid 24 hour hotline: (800) 490-0045

 

For residents in need of a warm place to shelter, dial 1-866-WARMBED or 1-866-927-6233.
 

NEW YORK STATE PHONE NUMBERS:

  • NYS Department of Transportation: 631-904-3059
  • State Roads- (516) 222-1936
  • Southern State Parkway- (516) 378-5939
  • State Bridges- (631) 661-1685

NASSAU COUNTY PHONE NUMBERS:

  • Public Works- (516) 571-9600
  • Road Maintenance Unit- (516) 571-6900

 

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD PHONE NUMBERS:

  • Main Line- (516) 489-5000
  • Help Line - (516) 489 - 6000
  • Public Safety- (516) 538-1900 (after hours)

 

OTHER IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

  • Nassau County's Non-Emergency Hotline: 1-888-684-4274

 

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Information on mass transit service:

• MTA/LIRR/NYC Transit: www.mta.info

• LIRR 24 hour travel information center: 718-217-5477

• NICE Bus travel information: 516-228-4000

• NYC Transit travel information: 718-330-1234
 

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RED CROSS SAFETY INFORMATION

Severe winter storms like this bring with it many hazards and the Red Cross urges residents to be prepared and stay safe. Additional emergency preparedness information and resources can be found at redcross.org/prepare or by downloading the Red Cross Emergency App.

More links:

Cold Weather & Winter Storm Safety

Power Outage Safety

Emergency Generator Use (Safety Tips)

 

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Stay safe, and please feel free to contact my office at 516-739-1700 if I may be of assistance.