LIVE VIDEO: Cuomo declares disaster areas
Montgomery and Schoharie counties are on the list of 15 counties that have been designated disaster areas by Gov. Andrew Cuomo following severe storms and flooding.
The governor is scheduled to make remarks about the flood at 3 p.m. You can watch it live below.
“The State is taking action to provide immediate assistance and support to counties in the Mohawk River Valley which are experiencing floods,” Cuomo said in a statement. “I will be closely monitoring the situation and my administration will continue to coordinate with first responders in all of the affected flooded areas. I urge New Yorkers in these areas to monitor news reports and follow directions from emergency personnel on the ground.”
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