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July 7, 2013

Flash flood warnings issued for Otsego and Chenango counties

In effect until 10:15 p.m.

Staff Report
The Daily Star

-- — The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a flash flood warning for Southern Chenango County and Southern Otsego County until 10:15 p.m.

NWS Doppler radar estimates and rain gauge reports indicated excessive rainfall over the warned areas. Thunderstorms moving across the same area have dropped 1 to 2 inches of rain with isolated higher amounts in an hour. Another 1 to 3 inches of rain are possible by 8 p.m.

The locations include Oneonta. Rapid flooding of streams, creeks, urban areas and poor drainage areas is likely.