Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
954 PM EDT SUN JUL 26 2015

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PIKE PA-
954 PM EDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM EDT FOR
PIKE COUNTY...

AT 947 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED BASEMENT FLOODING IN
BLOOMING GROVE AND MATAMORAS. SOME ROADS WERE ALSO CLOSED IN
MATAMORAS. UP TO 3.8 INCHES OF RAIN HAS BEEN REPORTED IN THE AREA.
ADDITIONAL RAINS COULD BRING ANOTHER HALF OF AN INCH TO THE WARNED
AREA. THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS COMBINED WITH WHAT HAS ALREADY FALLEN
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING IN THE WARNED AREA.

NEAR BLOOMING GROVE IF YOU LIVE NEAR OR ALONG THE SHOHOLA,
RATTLESNAKE, OR TARKILL CREEKS WATCH FOR RAPIDLY RISING WATER. IN
ADDITION IN AND AROUND THE MATAMORAS AREA ITSELF ALONG WITH CUMMINS
CREEK, WATCH FOR RISING WATER. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
PORT JERVIS...MATAMORAS...BUSHKILL...BLOOMING GROVE...PAUPACK...
MILFORD...PECKS POND...GREELEY...MILLRIFT...DINGMANS FERRY...
LEDGERDALE...GREENTOWN...LORDS VALLEY...PROMISED LAND STATE PARK...
PANTHER...TAMIMENT AND TWIN LAKES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4114 7508 4115 7515 4125 7513 4124 7535
      4133 7531 4134 7535 4137 7535 4138 7534
      4137 7526 4142 7525 4144 7518 4142 7474
      4137 7469 4132 7479 4123 7487 4116 7490
      4108 7503

$$

HEDEN/RRM


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