SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY (April 15, 2014) – Issued By: NWS Binghamton (South Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania)
Affected Jurisdictions: Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Yates Counties
…A Strong Cold Front Will Move Across The Area Today Bringing Changeable Weather To Central New York And Northeast Pennsylvania… At 930 AM A Strong Cold Front Was Located Along A Line From Just East Of Syracuse To Near Elmira Southward Into Central Pennsylvania. Temperatures Ahead Of The Front Are In The Upper 50S To Mid 60S…
However Just West Of The Front Temperatures Have Fallen Into The 40S And 30S. The Front Will Move East Of Utica And Binghamton By 11 AM… And East Of Oneonta… Scranton And Wilkes- Barre By 1 PM.
Temperatures Will Fall Rapidly After The Passage Of The Front With Temperatures By 1 PM Ranging From The 30S In The Syracuse Area… The Finger Lakes And Central Southern Tier Of New York… To The 40S In The Western Catskills And Northeast Pennsylvania. Meanwhile Rain Will Continue Across The Area… Heavy At Times Especially East Of Interstate 81.
The Rain Will Change To Sleet And Snow Over The Finger Lakes And Central Southern Tier Of New York Early This Afternoon… And Over The I-81 Corridor From Binghamton Down To Scranton By Late Afternoon.
Untreated Surfaces Including Some Roadways Will Become Slick After The Change-Over As Temperatures Fall To Near Or Just Below Freezing. The Snow Will Taper To Flurries This Evening… With Total Accumulations Ranging From 1 To 2 Inches For Much Of Central New York With Around An Inch In Northeast Pennsylvania.
Temperatures By Wednesday Morning Will Range From 15 To 25.
Keep On Top Of Rapidly Changing Weather Conditions Throughout The Day…And Into This Evening…By Listening To The Latest Statements And Forecast Updates From The National Weather Service.
Issued By: NWS Binghamton (South Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania)
Affected Jurisdictions: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Madison, Otsego, Sullivan Counties
Flood Watch issued April 15 at 6:44AM EDT until April 15 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Binghamton
The National Weather Service In Binghamton Has Expanded The Flood Watch To Include Portions Of Central New York And All Of Northeast Pennsylvania…Including The Following Counties…In New York…Broome…Chenango…Delaware…Madison…Otsego And Sullivan. In Northeast Pennsylvania…Bradford…Lackawanna… Luzerne…Northern Wayne…Pike…Southern Wayne…Susquehanna And Wyoming.
* Through This Evening.
* An Area Of Moderate To Heavy Rain Will Move Into Northeast Pennsylvania And Central New York Mainly East Of The Interstate 81 Corridor Between 7 AM And 9 AM. The Rain Will Be Heavy At Times With Around 1 To 1.5 Inches Falling In A Few Hour Period This Morning And Afternoon Before The Precipitation Turns To Sleet And Snow. This Could Be Enough Rain To Cause Poor Drainage…Urban And Low-Lying Flooding. Smaller Streams And Creeks Could Spill Their Banks As Well. A Few Roads Could Also Be Washed Out. The Larger Rivers Are Not Expected To Flood.
A Flood Watch Means There Is The Potential For Flooding On Small Streams…Creeks…Poor Drainage…Urban And Low-Lying Areas Based On Current Forecasts. You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Alert For Possible Flood Warnings. Those Living…Working Or Driving In Areas Prone To Flooding Should Be Prepared To Take Action Should Flooding Develop.
Please stay tuned to your local radio or TV Station for more information.