October 28, 2012
NOAA/NWS Binghamton Public Briefing (October 28, 8:00pm)
Includes, but is not limited to: Syracuse, Utica, Ithaca, Elmira, Binghamton and Oneonta in New York; Towanda, Montrose, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania.
- Both central NY and northeast PA will see direct impacts from the remnants of Sandy.
- Widespread damaging winds, downed trees and power lines possible across entire Binghamton forecast area.
- Roads could be blocked.
- People could be without power for days.
- Sustained winds 30 to 40 mph, wind gusts 45 to 60 mph. Gusts above 60 mph possible in the Catskills and Poconos.
- Flood potential remains
- Flash Flooding is still the main threat, especiallyover the higher terrain of northeast PA and theCatskills.
- 1” to 3” of rain expected, highest amounts the farther south you live.
- No major river flooding is expected.