The local power company is gearing up for a possibly busy afternoon today, as scattered thunderstorms are expected across the region into the evening. Orange & Rockland says they’re ready with their company-wide emergency response group to restore electric service interruptions as needed. O&R warns residents not to touch or approach any downed wire. Assume it is energized and dangerous. If you see a downed wire, call O&R immediately at 1-877-434-4100. You may also consider calling your local police to divert traffic until an O&R crew arrives.