Update: Flash flood watch extended for Cortland County

CORTLAND, N.Y. — The National Weather Service has extended a flood watch for the Cortland area until 12 a.m. Wednesday.

The advisory was first issued Monday morning for central New York and northeastern Pennsylvania but has since been extended by the weather service.

Areas of heavy rain are possible through the early evening hours.

Related: Flash flood watch in effect for Cortland County through Tuesday morning

This will lead to rapid rises and possible flash flooding of streams and creeks, overflow of ditches and culverts, and ponding of water on roads.

Monitor the latest forecasts and never drive into flooded areas.