Flooding Alerts in Parts of CNY
UPDATED 5:00PM FRIDAY
An Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory has been issued for the following counties:
- Seneca County and Northeastern Yates county until 5:30 PM
- Northwestern Cayuga and Northwestern Onondaga counties until 6:15 PM
- Southeastern Oneida, Madison, Northeastern Cortland, and Northern Chenango counties through 7:30 pm.
An Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory means that heavy rain could produce localized flooding in urban areas with poor drainage, and near small streams.
The National Weather Service says:
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Seneca Falls, Waterloo, Penn Yan, Romulus, Fayette, Benton,
Montezuma, Tyre, Ovid and Dresden.
If your area has a flood advisory, here is what you should do:
-- 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, don’t drown. Find an alternative route.