Although the weekend is making it feel like fall we aren't done with the tropics just yet. What is left of what once was Tropical Storm Gordon is projected to arrive in Central New York late Sunday night into early Monday morning.
Steady rain is expected to start Sunday night and become heavy at times and last through Monday. It is a large and slow moving system and as a result a large portion of Central New York may see 1 to 3 inches of rain, with locally higher amounts possible. It also will be windy throughout the day
This prolonged period of heavy rain will lead to rising waters and an elevated threat of flooding especially along small creeks and streams. There is also the potential to for localized flash flooding primarily on Monday if we see thunderstorms develop. As a result a Flood Watch has already been issued for Oneida, Madison, Chenango, and Otsego counties from 8:00 PM Sunday through 2:00 AM Tuesday.
In case of flooding remember to get to higher ground, don't drive through flood waters, and stay informed on the current conditions outside.
- Heavy Rain Monday could lead to flooding
- Heavy rain floods arterial near pedestrian bridge
- Heavy rain possible Friday
- Heavy rain Thursday
- Heavy rain, flooding wreak havoc in the Mohawk Valley Thursday
- Utica streets flooded, impassable as heavy rain continues
- Rain leads to flooding across parts of the Mohawk Valley
- Weakened Nestor bringing heavy rains to Southeast
- Flooding concerns due to rain
- Heavy rain brings flash flooding to parts of Central New York