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Weather Alerts for Northern Wayne Pennsylvania   (PAZ040)

icn  FLASH FLOOD WARNING
   (PAZ040)

Effective: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 10:54am EDT Severity: Severe
Updated: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 10:54am EDT Urgency: Immediate
Expires: Tue, Aug 14, 2018 03:30pm EDT Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Susquehanna; Wayne
 
Alert:
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHERN BROOME...SOUTHEASTERN TIOGA...NORTHEASTERN SUSQUEHANNA AND
NORTHWESTERN WAYNE COUNTIES...
At 1049 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated that the areas of heavy rain
continue across portions of the warned area especially in the
Greater Binghamton area and northwest Susquehanna County. Major
flash flooding is taking place in southern Broome County and
northern Susquehanna County at this time with numerous roads
flooded, residences evacuated, and some structures flooded.
Additional rains and runoff from earlier rainfall today will
continue to cause flash flooding.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Binghamton, Vestal, Johnson City, Endicott, Sanford, Deposit,
Susquehanna Depot, Port Dickinson, Windsor and Lanesboro.
Instructions:
Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

 

icn  FLASH FLOOD WATCH
   (PAZ040)

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: Bradford; Lackawanna; Luzerne; Northern Wayne; Pike; Southern Wayne; Susquehanna; Wyoming
 
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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