The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Dutchess County until 9pm tonight, July 26, 2012.
Update: The storm has passed over the area. There has been no loss of power or other problem associated with the storm on campus
For a regional news update, see the Poughkeepsie Journal.
********4:45pm 26 July 2012
Please be advised that the National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Dutchess County that is in effect until 9:00pm this evening.
In case of severe weather, seek shelter immediately and remain there until the storm subsides.
For updates on the storm, visit the National Weather Service's website: weather.gov.
Dutchess County has activated an Emergency Operations Center to monitor the approaching hazardous weather and has advised all residents to take precautions. For weather updates, go to Dutchess County's Facebook page. A complete checklist with travel tips, flood prevention tips, and how to deal with storms and flooding is available on the Department of Emergency’s Response webpage.
Posted Thursday, July 26, 2012