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Weather Alerts for Otsego New York   (NYZ046)

icn  FLASH FLOOD WATCH
   (NYZ046)

Effective: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 10:44am EDT Severity: Severe
Updated: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 10:44am EDT Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, Aug 15, 2018 12:00am EDT Certainty: Possible

Areas Affected: Broome; Chemung; Chenango; Cortland; Delaware; Otsego; Schuyler; Steuben; Sullivan; Tioga; Tompkins
 
Alert:
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central New York and northeast Pennsylvania,
including the following areas, in central New York, Broome,
Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler,
Steuben, Sullivan, Tioga, and Tompkins. In northeast
Pennsylvania, Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northern Wayne,
Pike, Southern Wayne, Susquehanna, and Wyoming.
* Through this evening
* Areas of very heavy rain are possible again this afternoon and
evening.
* Heavy rain will cause rapid rises and possible flash flooding
of streams and creeks, overflow of ditches and culverts, and
ponding of water on roads.
Instructions:
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
Remember, never drive into flooded areas.

 

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