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      Flooding Concerns for parts of CNY

      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:

      Southern Onondaga

      Northern Cayuga

      Northern Madison

      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

      If you see a flooding damage, please let us know on Facebook or by e-mail at weather@cnycentral.com or news@cnycentral.com.