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Flood warnings cancelled, Sullivan open for business - 2:15 Friday


* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN BROOME COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
SOUTHEASTERN CHENANGO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
DELAWARE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
SOUTHERN OTSEGO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
SULLIVAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...
PIKE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...
WAYNE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT

* AT 412 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE WARNED AREA.

RAPID FLOODING OF STREAMS...CREEKS...URBAN...AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS LIKELY IN AND NEAR THESE LOCATIONS. RAINFALL RATES EXCEED ONE INCH AN HOUR ON SATURATED GROUND. SEVERAL MORE INCHES OF RAIN ARE LIKELY THIS MORNING.

Upper Delaware River

Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau has issued a Flash Flood Warning that is effective through Friday afternoon. Fanslau said, "The National Weather Service (NSW) has issued a Flash Flood Warning in Sullivan County. The Delaware River at Callicoon and near Barryville, the Beaverkill River, and the Neversink River are either flooding or are expected to flood.

The Flood Warning for the Delaware River at Callicoon showed that at 2:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.7 feet, and the flood stage is 12.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. The river will rise above flood stage mid day Thursday, then crest between 12 and 13 feet Thursday evening. The river is expected to fall below flood stage Friday morning.

The Flood Warning for the Delaware River near Barryville showed that at 2:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 14.1 feet, and the flood stage is 17.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. The river will rise above flood stage Thursday evening, then crest between 17 and 18 feet Thursday night. The river is expected to fall below flood stage Friday morning.

The Flood Warning for the Neversink River above Barryville showed that at 10:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 13.2 feet, and the flood stage is 13.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. The river will continue to rise above flood stage to near 14.5 feet this evening. The river is expected to fall below flood stage around midnight tonight.

Residents are advised to not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. Move to higher ground

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE NEVERSINK RIVER AT GODEFFROY AFFECTING ORANGE COUNTY