Flash Flooding Concerns In Central New York
The National Weather Service out of Binghamton (NWS) is reporting on low pressure moving into eastern Canada, will cause increasing amounts of moisture into NY and PA. This will result in a period of humid, unsettled weather. Scattered showers and perhaps a rumble of thunder can be expected today. Showers and thunderstorms will be especially likely Friday as a cold front passes through the region. Locally heavy rainfall is possible.
Dewpoints will rise into the mid to upper 60s later today through tonight which will definitely add a muggy feel to the air. The higher the dew point, the more uncomfortable it will feel outside.
Thunderstorms tomorrow could produce heavy rain and perhaps isolated flash flooding in Northern Oneida, Southern Oneida, Onondaga, Madison, Chenango and Otsego Counties. The NWS says the main concern Friday is for potential isolated flash flooding due to fairly slow-moving showers and thunderstorms in a moist atmosphere as a cold front moves into the region.
Today: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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