Oswego County Emergency Management

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Lake Ontario water levels continue to rise almost a half inch per day, so the threat of continued and additional shoreline flooding is still very real.  Renee Fox with Oswego County Emergency Management says their priorities haven’t changed since the waters began rising…protecting lives, infrastructure, and property.

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The Lake Ontario shoreline communities are hoping the thousands of sand bags that have been deployed will help fend-off rising water levels and prevent their properties from being flooded.  However, Oswego County Emergency Management EMS Coordinator Renee Fox says it’s already impacted some.