Heavy Rain and Ice Jams Closing Roads

January 23, 2018 - 5:39 pm

There is a flood Watch  for the entire area through this evening.


The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a

* Flood Warning for...An Ice Jam in..Wyoming County
* Emergency management reports flooding from an ice jam along Tunkhannock Creek near Nicholson. Water was affecting some homes, and runoff from this morning`s rain will likely make flooding around and upstream of the jam worse.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Nicholson and other areas along the creek.

ALSO IN WYOMING COUNTY — Route 92 is closed in both directions between SR 1017 and Park Street in Nicholson due to flooding.



The Avoca Fire Department says an ice jam on Mill Creek has caused some flooding in the area of York Avenue. Authorities have closed the street as they work to clear the ice and allow water to resume its normal flow.

The public is asked to avoid the area


 ALSO IN LUZERNE COUNTY Manor Drive/Dug Rd/North Street) is closed between Carverton Road and Terrace Avenue in Kingston Township due to flooding.

Coxton Road is closed in both directions between Main Street, Duryea and the Lackawanna County line due to flooding.


York Avenue in Duryea is closed due to flooding.

COLUMBIA COUNTY — SR 4041 (Rohrsburg Road) is closed between Route 487 and Sportsman Club road In Orange Township due to flooding



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