Central NY and NEPA Flood Watch: What You Need To Know
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook due to the presence of extreme weather conditions in Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania.
A Flood Watch is currently in effect until late Monday night, December 18. This means that there is a possibility of flooding in the region due to heavy rainfall. Residents are advised to stay alert and monitor updates from weather.gov for more information.
Flash Flood Warning
A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for certain areas in Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania. The warning is in effect until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18. Doppler radar has indicated heavy rain in the warned area, resulting in ongoing or imminent flash flooding. This can lead to the flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses. Residents in affected locations, including Binghamton, Johnson City, Endicott, and Vestal, are urged to exercise caution and avoid flooded roads.
Flood Warning and Advisory
A Flood Warning is in effect until 7:45 a.m. on December 18 for Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania. Excessive rainfall has led to flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying areas. Binghamton, Johnson City, Endicott, Sayre, Waverly, and Towanda are some of the locations experiencing flooding. Residents are advised to avoid flooded roads and take necessary precautions.
A Flood Advisory is also in effect until 7:30 a.m. on December 18 for certain parts of Central New York. Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas is expected due to heavy rainfall. Residents in Broome, Chenango, and Delaware counties, including Binghamton, Delhi, and Walton, should be cautious and avoid flooded areas.
Residents are advised to stay updated on weather conditions by visiting weather.gov for the latest updates and announcements. Remember, if you encounter a flooded road, it is important to turn around and not attempt to cross them. Most flood-related deaths occur in vehicles. Stay safe, and be prepared to take action if flooding worsens in your area.
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