Flood warning Friday
Flood warning for the Susquehanna river at Waverly/Sayre from Thursday afternoon to late Friday night or until the warning is cancelled.
At 9:45 am Wednesday the stage was 3.6 feet.
Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
Minor flooding is forecast.
Waters will rise above flood stage Thursday morning and continue rising to near 12.3 feet by evening. The river will fall below flood stage late Friday afternoon.
Impact at 11.0 feet and minor flooding begins mainly in the fields and some basements on the New York side of the river. East side Sayre is protected to 22 feet. Athens is protected to 26 feet.
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a flood warning for the following rivers in New York and Pennsylvania.
Susquehanna River at Vestal affecting Broome and Tioga counties
Susquehanna River at Waverly/Sayre affecting Tioga and Bradford counties
Chenango River at Sherburne affecting Chenango county
Tioughnioga river at Cortland affecting Cortland county
Susquehanna river at Towanda affecting Bradford county
Susquehanna river at Meshoppen affecting Wyoming county
Susquehanna river near Wilkes-Barre affecting Luzerne county
West Branch Delaware at Walton affecting Delaware county
Do not drive over flooded roads or bridges.