Flooding Concerns for parts of CNY
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 02:15:52 GMT —
A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for the following counties in central New York:
This Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 12:30 am Sunday.
A Flood Advisory is in effect for the following counties in Central New York:
Most of Oneida county
This Flood Advisory is in effect until 12:30 am Sunday.
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.
A flood advisory means that heavy rainfall is causing elevated levels on small creeks and streams, and ponding of water in urban areas.
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.
Stay updated with this storm with these links:
-- Interactive Doppler Radar: http://www.cnycentral.com/weather/interactive.aspx
-- Triple Doppler Radar: http://www.cnycentral.com/weather/radar.aspx
-- Lightning Strikes: http://www.cnycentral.com/weather/images/uploaded/lightning.JPG
-- Watches/Warnings: http://www.cnycentral.com/weather/images/uploaded/warnings.JPG (Make sure to hit the 'F5' key to refresh the page.)
-- Follow CNY Central Meteorologists on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CNYcentral/cnycentralweather