Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency
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NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for parts of New York as a winter storm moves through the region.
Cuomo issued the state of emergency for the following counties: Suffolk, Nassau, Richmond, Kings, Queens, New York, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland.
“This winter storm will bring a one-two punch of snow and extreme cold. I urge all those in the affected regions to exercise caution, and avoid travel if possible,” Cuomo said.
A winter storm warning remains in effect for the region through early Wednesday morning.