Flood warnings cancelled, Sullivan open for business - 2:15 Friday
September 8, 2011 —
Sullivan County is open for business; all flood watches and warnings have been rescinded.
Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau issued the following statement: "Sullivan County has recovered quite well from the wrath of this week's storms that brought remnants of Tropical Depression Lee. The vast majority (if not all) of the Sullivan County Catskills is clear for traveling and its businesses are open and welcoming visitors. This weekend's Farming with Kids at Applepond Farm, the Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods on Sunday, rally New York autumn rallysprint, various exhibits, several area farmers markets and much more.
For more information on the Sullivan County Catskills, visit the SCVA website at www.scva.net where you will find a complete list of attractions, river rafting and fishing, golf, events, restaurants and fantastic shopping opportunities. Located only 90 minutes from New York City, the Sullivan County Catskills is the place to be during this weekend."
Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau has issued a Flood Warning that is effective through Friday afternoon.
Fanslau said, "The National Weather Service (NSW) has issued a Flood Warning in Sullivan County. The Delaware River at Callicoon and near Barryville is experiencing minor flooding this morning.
The Flood Warning for the Delaware River at Callicoon showed that at 2:30 AM Friday the stage was 12.9 feet, and the flood stage is 12.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. The river will continue to fall below flood stage by mid-morning.
The Flood Warning for the Delaware River near Barryville showed that at 2:45 AM Friday the stage was 17.6 feet, and the flood stage is 17.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring. The river will continue to fall below flood stage by early this morning.
Thursday 4:00 pm
The Advanced Hydraulic Prediction Service of the The National Weather Service is projecting that the Upper Delaware River at Callicoon is cresting now at about 14.13 feet, which is a moderate flood stage. The service projects that the river will be down below flood stage on Friday afternoon.
At Barryville, the river is expected to crest at 16.6 feet later today, which is in a minor flood stage. It is expected to drop below flood stage on Friday.
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