« View county listFlood Watch
Including the cities of Oswego, Watertown, and Lowville
416 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* A portion of central New York...including the following
counties...Jefferson...Lewis and Oswego.
* Through Wednesday evening.
* Warming temperatures will result in considerable snow melt. In
addition, rainfall is expected through Wednesday with 1 to 2
inches possible across the area. Ice jam flooding is also
possible in the watch area.
* Significant rises are expected on waterways, including the
Black River, and its tributaries, along with the potential for
general lowland flooding. Flooding along the Black River may
last through the end of the week due to slow response times.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be
alert for possible flood warnings.
Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to
take action should flooding develop. Stay tuned to weather radio
or other radio and tv stations for further details or updates