Storm preps underway on Long Island as remnants of Nicole take aim
Storm preparations are underway in New York as remnants of Nicole inch closer to the area.
The state has mobilized a fleet that includes hundreds of dump trucks, dozens of wood chippers and 14 vacuum trucks.
Department of Transportation crews are checking and clearing drain gates in an attempt to prevent clogging and flooding.
Meanwhile, PSEG Long Island says its performing system checks in preparation for potential outages.
Power center: Electric outage resources
The remnants of Nicole will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the area beginning later this afternoon into Saturday morning.