Report: Cortland is second rainiest city in central New York

CORTLAND, N.Y. – As officials in Tompkins County mitigate the impacts of severe flooding in Danby and Newfield, data from the NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center shows Cortland has already received nearly 7 inches of rain for the month of June.

Cortland has reported 6.96 inches of rain this month–besides the greater Binghamton area, which has received more than 8 inches of rain, that’s more than any other municipality covered by the National Weather Service in Binghamton.

Cortland ranks fifth overall in the state for total rainfall for the month of June.

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Monthly Data for June 2015 from The National Weather Service in Binghamton

Towns like Danby and Newfield in Tompkins County have declared a state of emergency as officials assess the damage from Sunday night’s storm.

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A sample of rain totals from the last 24 hours (National Weather Service)

For the week ahead, forecasters predict additional showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday and Thursday. Some of the rain may be heavy at times, increasing the risk for localized flash flooding.


 

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