Flood Watch


Rain Starts; Otsego Under Flood Watch

BE WARY THOUGH FRIDAY Rain Starts; Otsego Under Flood Watch With a major storm moving up the East Coast, Otsego County and much of Central New York will be under a flood watch from 1 a.m. Friday morning until late tomorrow night. The National Weather Service is predicting widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches, with some localities experiencing up to 3 inches. The wet soil conditions and this amount of rainfall could result in minor flooding along the Susquehanna…


The Rivers Are High, But Otsego Roads Are Clear

Rivers Are High, But Otsego Roads Are Open By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to COOPERSTOWN – Rain, sleet and warmer temperatures may have made the rivers rise, but according to Robert O’Brien, Director of 911 Communications for the county, all roads in Otsego are clear and no flood warnings are in effect. “We have seen an increase in requests for Fire Departments to respond to flooded basement calls,” he said. “But they’re very minor at this point. It is evident…

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