Snowstorm causes treacherous conditions in parts of Hudson Valley

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Thursday, December 17, 2020
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Naveen Dhaliwal has more on the dangerous conditions in Rockland County in the wake of a major nor'easter.

MOUNT KISCO, Westchester County (WABC) -- The winter storm was in full swing late Wednesday night into Thursday morning north of New York City, leaving roadways snow-covered and cars slipping.

But officials said there were no major problems with power outages.

The only people out Thursday morning were those clearing away the snow and a few dedicated people who had to get to work.

Treacherous roads made for dangerous driving conditions all over the Hudson Valley. Road crews in Westchester County were busy all night amid the accumulating snow.

At some points you couldn't see the pavement because the snow was coming down so fast.

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And in Rockland County, Executive Ed Day and Superintendent of Highways Charles "Skip" Vezzetti warned residents to take precautions on the roadways.

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Rockland was mobilizing 24 snow removal trucks with four reserve trucks to travel 24 routes and clear 170 centerline miles of county roads.

Residents in the village of Nyack began digging out Thursday morning, even before the plows could make it to their streets.

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