It's vital to stay informed during winter storms, which is why our friends at Central Hudson are encouraging Hudson Valley residents to sign up for their text message alerts service to receive outage and restoration updates on your phone when storms strike.

Texting is offered at no charge by Central Hudson. However, depending on your plan, your cell phone provider may bill you for messages received and sent with this service. Central Hudson is not responsible for these charges. Before using this service, check with your cell phone service provider for text message costs. For information about terms and conditions, click here.

Visit www.centralhudson.com/alerts to learn more details and be sure to follow Hudson Valley Weather for local weather forecasts and updates.

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