Road Closures, Power Outages and Possible Tornado in Twin Tiers
A number of roads in Broome County remain closed and New York State Electric and Gas crews have again been called into action to restore power following continued heavy rain, thunderstorms and even tornado warnings for Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The National Weather Service was expected to go to Bradford County July 13 to investigate what may have been a tornado that was detected by radar at around 8:12 p.m. July 12.
Numerous trees have been reported down in the county.
Elmira television stations report Route 220 in Ulster had been shut down and debris that could be consistent with tornadic activity was noted in the Wetona area. WETM also reported water rescues from a trailer park in Roseville Borough.
New York State Electric and Gas at 3 a.m. July 13 was working on restoring power to over 2,500 customers in Delaware County and reported all but a few dozen back online by 4 a.m..
Some residents in Hancock and Deposit were expecting power by mid-morning and a handful of residents on Briar Court in Binghamton also were projected to get power back around 7 a.m. on July 13.
Broome County Emergency Services and the County Executive's office reported the following closures for July 13:
112 Hurd Rd.
Holcom Rd. at Rt. 79
Bridge out on Beechridge Road
8 Paddleford Rd.
89 Porter Hollow Rd.
Babcock Rd. at Rt. 79
77-185 Meade Rd.
Conklin: (new July 13)
Pierce Creek Rd. from Muckey Rd. to Bradley Hill Road