Heavy Rainfall With Slow Moving Thunderstorms Could Cause Flash Flooding In CNY
The National Weather Service (NWS) out of Binghamton says we could see some localized flash flooding in CNY.
Several waves of low pressure moving along a frontal boundary will bring showers and thunderstorms to the region through Thursday night. Water covered roadways are possible, so remember to "Turn Around Don't Drown."
...a moist airmass continues to be in place with just enough lift for the development of scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening... profiles indicate heavy rainfall as a threat with thunderstorms. Showers and thunderstorms look to be slow moving once again...NWS
More deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard. Many of the deaths occur in cars swept downstream. A mere 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult. It takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away most cars, and only 2 feet of rushing water can carry away SUVs and trucks. It is NEVER safe to drive or walk into flood waters.
Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 50% — new precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90% — new rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 57. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80% — new precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night: A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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