Update 5:20 a.m. – The flash flood watch in Tompkins County has been extended until 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to updated information from the National Weather Service.
The watch also includes Cortland, Schuyler and Cayuga counties, among others in the region.
The New York State Electric and Gas Corporation is reporting that 1,072 people are without power in Schuyler County and a few dozen are without power in Chemung County.
The Weather Channel says there is a chance for thunderstorms and showers in Ithaca from about 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The storms are expected to move our of the region’s flash flood watch area by 2 p.m., the weather service says.
Update 9:20 p.m. – Up to an inch of rain in less than an hour is possible Tuesday morning, according to updated information from the National Weather Service.
Thunderstorms are expected from about 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. Tuesday before moving east of Central New York and Souther Tier flash flood watch areas.
“The chance for widespread heavy rain is not as great as yesterday, but with the amount of the rain we had yesterday, our chance for additional flooding is higher than normal,” the weather service said on social media.
ITHACA, N.Y. – A flash flood watch has been issued in Tompkins County Monday night, the National Weather Service reports.
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The watch is issued from 10 p.m. to midnight and also impacts Cortland, Schuyler and other Southern Tier and Central New York counties.
A hazardous weather outlook is also in effect for Monday night with the possibility of more thunderstorms and showers in the area.
The Weather Channel is reporting a 30 to 50 percent chance of thunderstorms from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The possibility of more flooding comes on the heels of Sunday night’s storms which closed roads, canceled schools and caused property damage throughout the region. A state of emergency was issued in Newfield and Danby yesterday due to the flooding.