7/12 A.M. UPDATE:

The state of emergency travel ban in the town of Dickinson has been lifted, according to the Broome County Office of Emergency Services.


12:20 A.M. UPDATE:

A state of emergency has been declared for the village of Johnson City, according to the Broome County Of Emergency Services.

The Facebook post from the Office Of Emergency Services notes that the states of emergency are still in effect for the towns of Chenango and Dickinson.



Torrential rains on Sunday are causing problems throughout the Southern Tier, especially in the towns of Chenango and Dickinson.

The Broome County Office Of Emergency Services and County Executive Jason Garnar announced Sunday night that those two towns are under a state of emergency. The state of emergency includes a "no unnecessary travel" order in those towns and the Office Of Emergency Services have enacted a shelter in place order for people living in those areas. Those in a life-threatening situation are advised to call 911.

As of 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, a Flash Flood Warning is in place for Broome, Chenango, and Tioga County in New York, and Bradford County in Pennsylvania until midnight. The warning was initially in place until 10:15 p.m., but was extended.

According to the National Weather Service in Binghamton, the entire area is under a Flash Flood Watch until noon on Monday, July 12.

The NWS forecasts high rainfall totals through Monday at 8 p.m. -- with as little as 1-1.5 inches predicted for northern Pennsylvania and as much a 2-2.5 inches predicted for much of Chenango, Cortland, Tompkins, and Otsego Counties, along with part of Broome County.

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[via Broome County Office Of Emergency Services, National Weather Service]


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