Wednesday, May 16, 2018



Tornadoes confirmed in Mid-Hudson - UPDATE!

Cleanup crew on Nott Place in City of Newburgh (Photo: Anthony Lucarelli)

MID-HUDSON – The National Weather Service says four confirmed tornadoes touched down on Tuesday in the region.

In Putnam County, one hit in Patterson and another struck in Kent.

A third tornado was confirmed in the City of Newburgh in Orange County and a fourth was confirmed in Yulan in Sullivan County.

Crews are out across the region on Wednesday removing downed trees and repairing utility lines following Tuesday’s storm.

The state of emergency remains in effect in Sullivan County.

A number of comfort stations have been set up in the region.

The Red Cross has a center at Fishkill Town Hall on Route 52.

The Newburgh Armory Unity Center in Newburgh is open tonight for shelter as well as food and water for anyone impacted by the story.

Gold’s Gym in the Town of Newburgh has opened its doors to the public for showers and cell phone charging stations.

Planet Fitness gym locations in the area have also opened their doors for victims of the storms.

In Putnam County, comfort stations are at the Putnam Valley Friendship Center, Patterson Recreation Center and Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association in Brewster.

HONOR emergency housing in Middletown is offering assistance to persons in need from the storm. Call them at 845-343-7115.

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