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Including the cities of Delhi, Walton, Monticello, Damascus,
Equinunk, Scranton, Hazleton, Wilkes-Barre, Milford,
618 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of central New York and northeast
Pennsylvania, including the following areas, in central New
York, Delaware and Sullivan. In northeast Pennsylvania,
Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northern Wayne, Pike, and Southern Wayne.
* Through this evening
* A large area of moderate to heavy rain will impact the watch
area this morning. Hourly rainfall rates of 0.25 to 0.5 inches
are likely, with total rainfall of 1 to 2 inches possible in
parts of northeast Pennsylvania and the western Catskills of New
York by midday.
* The above described rainfall could lead to rapid rises on
smaller tributaries and possible flooding, with significant
rises also anticipated on some area rivers. Given the quick
increase in water levels today, ice movement is probable, and
additional ice jams could form.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.