Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
152 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017


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Northern Oneida-Yates-Seneca-Southern Cayuga-Onondaga-Steuben-
Schuyler-Tompkins-Madison-Southern Oneida-Cortland-
Including the cities of Boonville, Penn Yan, Seneca Falls,
Auburn, Syracuse, Corning, Hornell, Watkins Glen, Ithaca,
Hamilton, Oneida, Rome, Utica, and Cortland
152 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central New York, including
  the following areas, Cortland, Madison, Northern Oneida,
  Onondaga, Schuyler, Seneca, Southern Cayuga, Southern Oneida,
  Steuben, Tompkins, and Yates.

* Until 5 PM EDT this afternoon

* A group of thunderstorms will move through the watch area
  dropping heavy amounts of rain in a short time. Rainfall rates
  exceeding an inch and a half per hour are possible with amounts
  totaling up to two inches. With the wet ground and previous
  flooding, this area is especially vulnerable to flooding, so a
  flash flood watch watch has been issued.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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