Weather Alerts for Broome

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected:
Broome - Chemung - Chenango - Cortland - Delaware - Otsego - Sullivan - Tioga - Tompkins
Effective: Mon, 7/24 2:54am Updated: Mon, 7/24 10:17am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/24 12:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central New York and northeast Pennsylvania,
including the following areas, in central New York, Broome,
Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Sullivan,
Tioga, and Tompkins. In northeast Pennsylvania, Bradford,
Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northern Wayne, Pike, Southern Wayne,
Susquehanna, and Wyoming.
* Until noon EDT today
* Rain, moderate to heavy at times, will continue to affect the
area into this morning. While the very heaviest of the rain has
eased at this time, parts of Bradford and Susquehanna Counties
in Pennsylvania as well as Broome and Tioga Counties in New York
have already received 2 to 4 plus inches of rain resulting in
Flash Flooding. Most of this area will see at least another half
inch to inch of rain by mid morning which will bring a
continuing potential for Flooding and even localized areas of
continued Flash Flooding as any additional rain will be pure run
off. There will likely be a lull in precipitation later Monday
Morning but by afternoon additional showers and storms are
likely which may exacerbate problems in places that have already
seen flooding.
* Most favorable areas for flash flooding are the poor drainage
areas in and around urban locations, and the sensitive areas
that have recently received heavy rain and experienced

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.