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July 1, 2013

Flash flood warning for Chenango County issued

To be in effect until 11 p.m. tonight

Staff Report
The Daily Star

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The National Weather Service in Binghamton in a 5 p.m. advisory issued a flash flood warning for Chenango County until 11 p.m tonight.

The warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring and could cause dangerous situations, NWS officials said, and motorists shouldn't drive into areas where water covers the roadway.

Among the towns mentioned in the alert were Columbus, Earlville, Greene, Guilford, McDonough, New Berlin, North Norwich, Norwich, Oxford and Sherburne. Rapid flooding of streams, creeks and low-lying and poor drainage areas is likely in these areas, the NWS said.