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Dog wakes family in Seneca Lake cottage as it fills with flood waters

HECTOR, N.Y. (WHAM) - Friends Kelsey and Liana were staying in a cottage with Liana's parents when the flood waters starting rushing in early Tuesday morning. A family dog woke them up. They all made it to safety, but much of their cottage was swept away by the raging waters.

13 WHAM - 2018-08-15 17:20:08

Photos: Recovery underway in parts of N.Y. and Pa. hit by flash flooding

LODI, N.Y. (AP) — Clean-up and recovery efforts continued Wednesday in several upstate New York counties where flash flooding damaged homes, vehicles and infrastructure from the Finger Lakes region to the Binghamton area.

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-08-16 13:00:00

Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:08:00

Lodi flooding: Finger Lakes town devastated by flash floods (photos, video)

This photo provided by Governor Cuomo's Press Office shows destruction from flooding in the Lodi area of New York on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Cuomo declared a state of emergency for more than a dozen counties in the Finger Lakes region and along New York's border with Pennsylvania.(Governor's Press O

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:12:00

Botched Home Invasion in Savona, State Police looking for information

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WETM - 2018-08-15 15:28:55

50 people, firefighters trapped in Lodi after severe flooding

50 people and several firefighters are trapped in Lodi, after severe flooding across Seneca County, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.


With one eye on the skies, Seneca Lake residents begin cleanup

Rain and thunderstorms, with the chance of heavy downpours and localized flooding, are in the forecast from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 22:50:00

Traffic Info for the Phish weekend at WGI

Due to the upcoming Phish Music festival at Watkins Glen International Kuhl Winner Way will be closed from County Route 16 to Hedden Road for all traffic beginning Wednesday August 15, 2018 and will re-open on Monday August 20, 2018. This is necessary for the safety and security of the event. Motor

WETM - 2018-08-16 12:43:36

Flash Flooding: The latest on State of Emergency, road closures, water levels

TheState of Emergencyorders in Broome, Tioga, Schuyler, Chemung and other affected counties remain, with no unnecessary travel, especially in areas impacted by flash flooding.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-08-15 12:18:00

FLOODING IN THE TWIN TIERS: Updated Travel in the Southern Tier

Currently, only one closure remains on the State System on State Route 352 between Main St. and River St. in Big Flats, Chemung County; however, several closures remain on local roads.

WETM - 2018-08-15 15:49:07

Red Cross Operating Shelters for Residents Impacted by Floods

Residents are welcome to either stay at the shelters or stop by the facilities, as volunteers are providing food and water, comfort and support.

WETM - 2018-08-14 15:49:09

Update: American Red Cross shelters

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WETM - 2018-08-15 15:36:35

Phish’s returns to Watkins Glen this weekend for a Curveball!

It’s that time again! Time to get packed and head out forCurveball! Phish’s 11th music festival is being held this weekend, August 17-19 at Watkins Glen International Raceway in Watkins Glen, NY. This will be the third festival held at this venue, and it is sure to be as over the top & extravagant a

NYS MUSIC - 2018-08-15 12:00:00

Family searching for dog that may have been swept away by Seneca County flood

The dog was sighted late Tuesday night, the page reports, after the waters had receded, but hasn't been seen since.

WIVB - 2018-08-15 14:33:12

Road Closures in the Southern Tier

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that currently there are many road closures in the Southern Tier due to heavy rains and flooding. The following road closures, listed by county, remain in effect until further notice:


No travel on 89 or 96 north of Tburg, urges Seneca County

Seneca County officials are asking drivers to avoid Route 89 and Route 96 north of Trumansburg due to multiple washed out, closed, and flooded sections of roadway on Tuesday morning.


Crews in Ithaca rescue 20 people from flooding

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WETM - 2018-08-14 20:35:16

Finger Lakes bridge washed out as 6 inches of rain turns 'trickle' into torrent

Syracuse, N.Y. -- At 4 a.m., Skylar Rasmussen looked at the water raging in the creek beneath the two-lane Seneca Road bridge in the town of Hector.


Possible Legionnaire's disease exposure at Watkins Glen hotel

Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia that can be serious and even fatal if untreated, especially among people over 50, smokers, people with chronic lung disease, cancer or other underlying illnesses.


Phish's Curveball festival in Watkins Glen going on as planned despite flooding

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Fish might like water, but Phish fans traveling to the Watkins Glen International Raceway for the band's three-day music festival this weekend might want to pack a raincoat.

NEWYORKUPSTATE.COM - 2018-08-14 15:36:00