National Weather Service has extended flood warnings for the following waterways in Cortland and nearby counties:
- Tioughnioga River (Cortland) — Moderate flooding
- Otselic River (Cincinnatus) — Near flood stage
- Cayuga Lake (Ithaca) — Moderate flooding
- Fall Creek (Ithaca) — Near flood stage
At 5:46 PM EDT Tuesday, the Tioughnioga River was at 8.5 feet.
*Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
*Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
*Recent Activity…The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 5:46 PM EDT Tuesday was 8.5 feet.
*Forecast…The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.0 feet early tomorrow afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage late Thursday evening.
*Impact…At 10.0 feet, Moderate flood stage. Some flooding begins to affect roads and basements in the Village of Marathon and the Yaman Park area of Cortland.