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Broome State of Emergency Ends at 4:30 am

The powerful storm resulted in states of emergency in Binghamton-area counties.

A State of Emergency has been declared in Broome County, starting at four o’clock Monday afternoon.

County Executive Debra Preston’s office announced the declaration at noon. Her office early Tuesday reported the Broome State of Emergency would be lifted as of 4:30 a.m.

Under the directive, her office advises there are to be no gatherings in places of public assembly.

People and vehicles are being directed to stay away from flooded roadways, downed trees and power lines.

Most people are being ordered to stay off Broome County streets starting at 4 p.m. today until the directive has been rescinded. The only exceptions are health care workers, public utility, public works, essential government employees and first responders.

Waterways may not be used for recreational purposes until further notice.

In Binghamton, Mayor Matthew Ryan’s office announced a State of Emergency would take effect at 4 p.m.

Binghamton City Hall closed at 3 p.m. and city officials say it was expected to re-open at 10 a.m. Tuesday unless otherwise announced.

The mayor’s office indicated no evacuations were planned. Binghamton residents were being advised to remain in their homes.

In Chenango County, a State of Emergency and road closure order is to be in effect at 9 p.m. Monday. Roadways in Chenango County will be closed until further notice under a directive issued by Board of Supervisors chairman Lawrence Wilcox.

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