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April 16, 2014

Officials warn of possible flooding

Flood watches were set Tuesday for Otsego, Delaware and Chenango counties, but officials said they had no reports of flooding or related problems by 4:30 p.m.

The watch was to remain in effect until 10 p.m., the National Weather Service in Binghamton said. A flood watch means that there is a potential for flooding of small streams, creeks or poor drainage areas, the NWS said.

Oneonta firefighters were monitoring the Susquehanna River, officials said.

By 5 p.m. in Oneonta, rain had turned to snow flurries.

No problems were reported in Schoharie County, which was under a flood advisory until 6 p.m., a dispatcher said.

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