A flash flood warning is in effect for the following counties in central New York:
--Tompkins until 12:45 p.m.
--Schuyler until 12:45 p.m.
--Seneca until 12:45 p.m.
A flash flood warning means that rapid life-threatening flooding is occurring or will soon begin in your area. You need to take action immediately to protect life and property.
If your area has a flash flood warning, here is what you should do:
-- Move to higher ground immediately and get out of the danger area.
-- Do not attempt to cross swiftly flowing waters.
-- Do not attempt to cross waters of unknown depth by foot, car, truck, or sports utility vehicle.
-- It only takes a few inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.
-- If your car stalls in a flooded or low-lying area, abandon it immediately.
-- Turn around, donâ??t drown. Find an alternative route.
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