Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
128 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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SCHUYLER NY-TOMPKINS NY-
128 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS IN...
  SOUTHEASTERN SCHUYLER COUNTY...
  WESTERN TOMPKINS COUNTY...

* UNTIL 430 PM EDT

* AT 125 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MOVING
INTO THE AREA. RAINFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE LIKELY AT
TIMES. FLOODING OF SOME STREETS IN LOW LYING...AND POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS IS LIKELY TO OCCUR.

* LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...BUT ARE NOT LIMITED
TO...ITHACA AND SURROUNDING RURAL AREAS.

A STRIPE OF HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDED
FROM NEAR ELMIRA AND HORSEHEADS INTO THE CENTRAL FINGER LAKES
REGION. RADAR ESTIMATES UP TO 1.5 INCHES HAVE ALREADY OCCURRED NEAR
ELMIRA...AND THIS AREA OF RAIN WILL BE MOVING INTO ITHACA OVER THE
NEXT 1 TO 2 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. AVOID FLOODED AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 4262 7652 4262 7639 4228 7656 4228 7662
      4227 7662 4228 7673 4229 7673

$$

JAB







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