An emergency operations center has been set up in Plattsburgh.
As of noon Sunday, about 3,000 power customers were without electricity in Clinton, Franklin and Essex counties in New York. There are also concerns about possible flooding on the AuSable River due to an ice jam.
Red Cross personnel will be monitoring weather conditions and will be ready to staff shelters if needed. About a dozen locations throughout the region have been identified, however, none are open yet.