Red Cross opens shelter in Herkimer

The Red Cross has opened a shelter in Herkimer for flood victims displaced from their homes after sever flooding on Friday in the Mohawk Valley.

The Central New York Region of the American Red Cross is prepared for up to 20 people to spend the night at First United Methodist Church at 127 N. Prospect Street in Herkimer.

The organization closed it's shelter at Mohawk Valley Community College, but the location at the Oneida Family YMCA remains open.