Flood advisory in effect for Cortland County

Photo: National Weather Service, Binghamton, NY

CORTLAND, N.Y. — The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a flood advisory in Cortland County until 6:15 p.m. Friday.

Locations that will experience heavy rain and flooding include Cortland, Ithaca, Newfield and Dewitt, among others.

Hourly rainfall rates of one to two inches are possible.

The advisory is in effect for seven other counties, including Tompkins, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Madison County.

If you encounter a flooded road, you should not attempt to cross it, according to the National Weather Service.

The rain is expected to taper off by 7 p.m., with calm, cloudy skies Friday evening. Saturday will be partly cloudy with highs in the lower 70s.