Clean Up Continues After Flash Flooding Devastates Lodi Point

posted by Ian Wheatley - 

Lodi, N.Y. - A State of Emergency remains for a broad swath of the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Central New York.

State Police say that about 65 people were rescued in the area of Lodi Point in Seneca County. Fortunately, officials say that nobody was seriously hurt amidst the devastation there were only minor injuries from residents and no rescuers were injured.

 Officials say that progress has been made on clean-up but there is still more work to be done. They expect that the cleanup operation will take several days. NYSEG is expected to the power restored to the area sometime Wednesday.

Central New York wasn't spared from the torrential rains Tuesday afternoon. In Pulaski, more than seven inches of rain fell over four hours caused flooding, but not to the same extent as the Seneca and Broome counties.

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