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Yorktown Residents Brace For Nor'easter, More Outages

Yorktown received its first snowfall of the season Wednesday, and residents were preparing for possible power outages.
Yorktown received its first snowfall of the season Wednesday, and residents were preparing for possible power outages. Photo Credit: Lynn Sarro
Yorktown received its first snowfall of the season Wednesday, and residents were preparing for possible power outages.
Yorktown received its first snowfall of the season Wednesday, and residents were preparing for possible power outages. Photo Credit: Jacqueline Keegan
Yorktown received its first snowfall of the season Wednesday, and residents were preparing for possible power outages.
Yorktown received its first snowfall of the season Wednesday, and residents were preparing for possible power outages. Photo Credit: Gina Hayes

YORKTOWN, N.Y. ? A nor'easter was expected to slam Yorktown with heavy wind, snow and rain Wednesday, posing the threat of yet another round of power outages.

"I went grocery shopping and only bought a few items. I also got a generator I ordered pre-Sandy delivered yesterday!" wrote Joanne Bianco DeMarco on The Yorktown Daily Voice's Facebook page . "I'm good, as long as no more trees fall on my house. I can't take that again!"

Sue Barraclough-Johnson said she got her ironing and washing done in anticipation of the storm.

More than 12,000 residents lost power following Hurricane Sandy, and nearly 1,000 outages remained Wednesday morning.

Rain, snow and sleet are expected Wednesday night. After 3 a.m., there will be rain and snow and a north wind gusting to 47 mph. A high wind advisory has been posted for Westchester County through 4 a.m. Thursday.

Forecasters with the National Weather Service say the strong winds will be capable of producing downed trees and power lines.

On Thursday, rain and snow are likely before 10 a.m., with a chance of rain later in the day. It will be cloudy, with a high of 41. Wind gusts up to 47 mph are possible during the day and lasting through Thursday evening.

Tell us on our Facebook page what you're doing to prepare for the storm and send storm photos to bmarschhauser@dailyvoice.com.

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