NYS Emergency Operations Center http://waer.org en Winter Storm Causes Governor Cuomo to Issue State of Emergency http://waer.org/post/winter-storm-causes-governor-cuomo-issue-state-emergency <div>A winter storm that’s been called ‘Hercules’ is really packing a punch over the Northeast and has also been making its presence known here in Central New York. Frigid cold temperatures are forecasted to plunge to around zero with windchills dropping to minus ten to 20 below. &nbsp;In advance of the storm on Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo Activated the State Emergency Operations Center. &nbsp;He also issued a State of Emergency Thursday night.&nbsp; An emergency management team continues tracking the frigid weather to decide where snowplows and other storm resources are needed.&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 20:08:24 +0000 John Smith 12653 at http://waer.org Winter Storm Causes Governor Cuomo to Issue State of Emergency