Yonkers Declares State of Emergency Due to Heavy Rain and Flooding

Official Press Release from City of Yonkers

Mayor Mike Spano today announced that he has issued a state of emergency in the City of Yonkers, effective immediately, due to effects of today’s heavy rains and flooding.

Today’s storm resulted in flash flooding, travel disruptions and damage in many of our low-lying areas,” said Mayor Spano. “The declaration provides the tools necessary to quickly and safely recover from the effects of the storm. I encourage our residents to limit travel during this time for their safety, and so our first responders can access the roads safely and effectively.”

As a result of the storm:

  • Alternate side of the street parking is suspended today, September 29 through Sunday, October 1. Meters remain in effect.
  • Yonkers Public Schools after school activities have been cancelled

If residents require assistance or for more information, they are encouraged to:

  • Call the Mayor’s 24-hour Hotline at 377-HELP (4357)
  • Visit the City’s Facebook page at facebook.com/CityofYonkers
  • Visit the City’s Twitter and Instagram at @CityofYonkers for updates on cancellations

Other important numbers include:

  • Con Ed Emergency at 1-800-752-6633
  • Yonkers Police Non-emergency at 914-377-7900

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