WPCNR WEATHER SCOPE. OCTOBER 29, 2012:
Mayor Thomas Roach of White Plains in a telephone message issued 7:20 P.M., said there are many trees down throughout the city, roads are in poor condition some blocked, and he requests residents remain off the roads for the next several hours to allow crews to clear them.
He said the city is aware of the many outages throughout the city, and asked residents to please report outages to 1-800-75-ConEd, and do not phone the police.
As of 7:30 P.M., the winds of Hurricane Sandy are howling throughout the city, swaying and bending trees and surface gusts are very dangerous, blowing debris.
The Mayor's message urges residents to remain in their homes and off the streeets to allow city crews to do their work to clear streets.