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Have some officials coming up there to try to help yeah that's okay yeah we're watching local coverage of this and we we have -- -- earlier that there might be a problem with this -- I can tell you that governor that the governor of the State of New York toured this -- and didn't inspection earlier today.
WX six -- was with them and their reporter -- Underwood is on the line with us.
Middle -- New York Catherine it's my understanding you were there what do you know about this situation that that has some people seeming to believe that there may have been a real problem with -- -- I expect -- I'm actually here -- might -- family we are all on a road here which is.
-- it -- on the north and and that belt that they'll be art -- but metal bar.
I had been hit that delete it where I am.
We heard the -- ballot and the irony is going opt in about an hour south she cannot it's great people that they train the you know they hear that out -- and and it's.
Scary for them.
-- -- at -- we are on there.
EL here we understand.
Because they lock contact with the -- -- -- -- -- who are monitoring.
That situation over there I mean obviously.
He would get in come out here at -- -- and on and on our.
And like that and I'm here with but at Stanley the residents here on -- broad.
In middle Barrett who we are.
We're out there that mild but the broad Idearc and then about that you both -- out -- -- that here.
I'd try to find higher ground at this point.
While so the thinking is that it wasn't that there was a compromise in the -- -- not that the dam was breached or broken anyway.
But that a lot of water win over the spillway and just because of the very volume of water in the hills in that area.
There what roads are washed it out is just a mess.
It decades sweet -- over here and that's exactly you know it was a precautionary measure.
However they you know they -- -- there aren't that is not a lot or that something could happen would it damage.
It's -- -- half and where I am right now.
I -- -- -- that out being -- my without them but.
And that water -- -- -- they are they would be right where we are I'm so obviously people here are very scary.
Keeping their fingers -- and there is no power here but they are -- in -- -- And I bit trying to figure out a way that you don't meet meet it blotter -- -- The winds are actually picking up but don't brain He -- slowed down a little bit which you know we're -- -- -- where we are.
Catherine that the water would -- north because there's.
The dam is at a higher elevation in the water would come down a hill on you in that unthinkable situation is what you're saying.
I can't believe you know like pepper and not exactly positive that that -- I believe that it -- -- They'll water will write port that will pop -- apparently did -- -- army irreverent over here.
I'm bill I'm not sure it did you know matter elevate then but -- -- -- -- don't wait a water -- well and we are not happy here it'll.
You said the sirens went off as a matter of precaution so in this case.
The sirens though what they -- to the locals is the dam has been compromised in some way in this case what they're saying is.
-- are no -- -- -- you gotta get out of here there's so much water that flooding is on the way and you gotta you gotta seek higher ground.
Yet I -- -- that mandatory at that -- and we aired it actually.
There's nowhere for us to go out I am staying.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Within -- kind of smiled -- -- roadway here.
I did it -- -- people who are -- gathering together around -- mocking aren't going on they're really.
No other opt in for that I I did speak with his family village entire army basically watched the way and they get meted out -- -- They have -- gambling -- urged built up your hair out did beat you believe that this truck there of the call it eighth.
-- He can't.
Get out of the house because of the current.
Very -- more than a foot of water all the way around how megawatt -- really moving around here.
Tell I think people are just trying did -- get away from the Iraqi water.
Catherine I guess you were there for WX -- they just reporting at the time when all this went down right.
Yeah implies we actually hear mile an hour or more.
A power authority it is equally our officials there were saying they weren't apparent it I'll that that they are hot -- it Yunel.
Without any concern that it BMI pulled up through other -- and migraine here by.
And elect He thing that meet quite attorney here -- after it.
-- we have seen things make -- -- Catherine I wanna put the pictures up from Powell well.
There's a picture of a couple of vehicles that are -- there.
-- down downstream from where this -- would.
Where downstream from where this -- would be but it sounds like we're talking about water volume -- -- the dam itself.
-- is -- somebody.
That needs to be called I guess the good folks who need to know your trap no isn't just nothing anyone can do at the moment I suppose.
I believe speaking -- that you know we we aren't exactly it being being there right now obviously it could -- -- port -- -- -- You know let the camera eloquent yet a lot of people would be an arm weights -- -- it right there it is -- roadway where we can get higher ground any.
And where okay trying to expect it.
-- situation here and and keep -- -- -- Underwood with a great attitude -- trapped between two sections of washed out roads with some locals.
The reporter for WXX a middle -- new York and we're getting updates on all of this and should we find out any more details about.
This dam and all of this flow.
We'll certainly you know right away it's been a very.
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