Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
341 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

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DELAWARE NY-SULLIVAN NY-SUSQUEHANNA PA-LACKAWANNA PA-WAYNE PA-
341 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN DELAWARE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  NORTHWESTERN SULLIVAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  SOUTHEASTERN SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...
  NORTHEASTERN LACKAWANNA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...
  WAYNE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 339 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT A BAND OF HEAVY RAIN
  WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON. THIS MAY CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. HOURLY RAIN RATES OF 0.75 TO 1.25 INCHES CAN BE
  EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SCRANTON...CARBONDALE...HONESDALE...WALTON...DELHI...DEPOSIT...
  DUNMORE...ARCHBALD...OLYPHANT...DAMASCUS...CALLICOON...
  COLCHESTER...FOREST CITY...MAYFIELD...COCHECTON...WAYMART...
  HAWLEY...HANCOCK...ELMHURST AND JEFFERSONVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY 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 4177 7489 4160 7508 4143 7521 4142 7525
      4137 7526 4136 7564 4163 7556 4163 7573
      4164 7572 4165 7576 4200 7546 4200 7536
      4202 7541 4205 7543 4227 7538 4227 7484

$$

MLJ


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