Pennsylvania, NY Floods: 3 Killed, 140,000 Evacuated- Pics, Video
New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania Flooded by Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee
The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee are playing havoc on Pennsylvania. Susquehanna River flood risk has forced the evacuations of over 120,000 people in the Wyoming Valley. The evacuation order lasts at least until September 11. The fear has become reality, and the Susquehanna is flooding throughout northeast Pennsylvania.
20,000 people have evacuated from Binghampton County, New York.
Red Cross Shelter Info
If you have evacuated or are about to evacuate and have nowhere to go, check the Red Cross for the location of the nearest shelter.
Three people have been killed so far in the post-Lee Pennsylvania flooding. You can see photos and video of the Pennsylvania flooding below. The National Weather Service reports can be hard to read, so we're breaking down the flood warnings by region below.
Will My Area Flood?
Northeastern Pennsylvania, central New York, southeastern New York, and parts of New Jersey are under a flood warning, including:
- Madison, Oneida, eastern Onondaga Counties in New York
- Eastern Schuyler, Tompkins, southern Cayuga Counties in New York
- Greene, Delaware, Dutchess, Sullivan Counties in New York
- Broome, Chemung, Chenando, Cortland, Ostego, Tioga Counties in New York
- Pike, Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania
- Frederick, west central Susquehanna and western Montgomery Counties in Maryland
- Lackawanna, Bradford, Luzerne, Wyoming Counties in Pennsylvania
- Litchfied County, Connecticut
Flood watches are in effect for most of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and the western half of Rhode Island.