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State Emergency Operations Center activated

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ALBANY, N.Y. - The New York State Emergency Operations Center has been activated for Hurricane Sandy.

In response to Hurricane Sandy, New York State's Emergency Operations Center (State EOC) is fully activated with state and federal response agencies in support of local government efforts to address hurricane and weather-related issues across the State.

Larry Swartz, secretary to Governor Cuomo began the press conference Monday stressing two points: The public should listen to their officials regarding any emergency orders; and also that people should be looking out for their neighbors during this storm.

If you have any elderly neighbors or those with special needs, they ask that you please check on them. The State Office of Emergency Management has been working around the clock coordinating and deploying resources throughout the state.

Officials in the Capital Region say we will not see any major flooding, like Tropical Storm Irene, but high winds and power outages are expected.

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