NOAA/NWS Binghamton Public Briefing (October 28, 8:00pm)

NOAA/NWS Binghamton
October 28, 2012

NOAA/NWS Binghamton Public Briefing (October 28, 8:00pm)

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/bgm/briefing/publicbrief.pdf

 

  

Includes, but is not limited to: Syracuse, Utica, Ithaca, Elmira, Binghamton and Oneonta in New York; Towanda, Montrose, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania.

  

Summary

  • 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.