Credit: New York State Severe Weather Alerts, Facebook
Credit: New York State Severe Weather Alerts, Facebook

With hurricane season here, our Central New York region is getting ready for potential severe weather conditions this coming weekend including high winds and flooding caused by Hurricane Joaquin.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo urged residents yesterday to begin preparing their homes and families for heavy rains and potential flooding with this hurricane's arrival.  and the possible arrival of Hurricane Joaquin later this week. The Governor also reminded New Yorkers to sign up for NY-Alert at to receive immediate alerts on flood warnings and severe storms.

The National Weather Service out of Binghamton has no watches or warnings at this time but the next 24 hours will bring more information on the impact of this storm to our region including Chenango, Delaware and Otsego counties.