Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
1258 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

NYC053-065-292000-
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MADISON NY-ONEIDA NY-
1258 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  SOUTH CENTRAL ONEIDA COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT

* AT 1258 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING
  POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HAMILTON...BROOKFIELD...BRIDGEWATER...POOLVILLE...NORTH BROOKFIELD...
  HUBBARDSVILLE AND STOCKWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 4287 7525 4283 7524 4282 7525 4278 7526
      4274 7545 4274 7552 4284 7561 4296 7525
      4288 7521

$$

BJT


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