WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Westchester County offers an interactive map where residents can locate the nearest hurricane evacuation centers.
The map also lets users narrow down searches for locating local emergency facilities, including police stations, fire stations and ambulance facilities.
The Westchester County Technical Rescue Team will be on standby all weekend in the event they need to make emergency rescues.
Hurricane Irene is expected to hit the New York metropolitan area Saturday night and be at its worst between Saturday and Sunday evenings. A hurricane watch was put into effect in Westchester on Friday and President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in New York.
Map out your surrounding area by clicking here and planning ahead.
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