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Warren County declares emergency amid flooding, road damage

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A State of Emergency for Warren County was enacted Monday afternoon, December 18, 2023 by Kevin Geraghty, Chairman of the Warren County Board of Supervisors, as flooding and road damage has worsened from the ongoing rainstorm.

Here is an updated list of closed Warren County roads as of 3:30 p.m. Monday. (Please note these are county-maintained roads only. Numerous town and NY State roads Warren County are closed or limited to traffic as well.)

  • Trout Lake Road (Warren County Route 48) in Bolton
  • Call Street (Warren County Route 32) in Lake Luzerne
  • Riverbank Road (Warren County Route 11) in Bolton
  • Warrensburg Road (Warren County Route 3) in Thurman
  • Harrisburg Road (Warren County Route 22) in Stony Creek (limited to one lane in places because of damage

In addition, Schroon River Road (Warren County Route 10) in Warrensburg has re-opened as of 3 p.m.Monday after a closure for several hours.

Numerous smaller creeks and rivers in Warren County have jumped their banks, and there are reports of flooded basements at homes around Northern Warren County. The National Weather Service in Albany is predicting minor to moderate flooding on the Hudson and Schroon rivers when they crest late Monday or during the day Tuesday.