A state of emergency has been declared in Rockland

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Rockland county has been hit with a massive storm that dumped an enormous amount of rain in a short period of time leaving roadways, houses and people in vehicle flooded and stranded.

The County Executive Vanderhoef declared a State of Emergency for Rockland County, effective 1 p.m. today, due to the heavy rain and flooding that are impacting the county.

“We’ve been hit pretty hard,” Rockland Fire and Emergency Services Coordinator Gordon Wren said about the downpour that started just before 11:30 a.m. today. “The ground being saturated makes matter worse. “We’re getting pounded.”

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