A crew was deployed to Newburgh over the weekend to help with the first snowstorm of 2024.

The Hudson Valley area dealt with a pretty major winter storm this past weekend, bringing in well over a foot of accumulation to various parts of the region. With preparations in place well in advance, that included having to call out for backup.

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Crew from Buffalo Deployed to Newburgh to Help Hudson Valley with Snow Removal

Over the years, crews have been sent in from all over including Buffalo (Western NY) to assist with storms in our area, and this time was no different.

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The NYS Thruway Authority took to social media on Saturday to let everyone know that assistance was being brought in from Buffalo to help the Hudson Valley out with this first major storm of the year.

A photo was posted of the Buffalo Division crew in Newburgh standing by, ready to assist with snow and ice response. The posting also went on to thank the crew for their hard work and dedication and to tell the crew to be safe.

BUFFALO ➡️ NEWBURGH: This deployed crew from our Buffalo Divison is ready to support snow and ice response in the Mid-Hudson Valley region. #OneThruway Thank you for your hard work and dedication and be safe out there.

-NYS Thruway Authority

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Were you prepared for this storm? Hopefully, you were, but if not, here are some tips to prepare for the next major snowstorm to hit the Hudson Valley.

10 Important Items to Prepare for Another Hudson Valley Winter

Orange County Emergency Management - NY is encouraging residents to begin preparing for winter, which officially begins on December 21st. Residents should always have the following items available:

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