The remnants of Hurricane Lee have dropped a bit of rain on my hometown and surrounding areas. As a result, the place is flooded. I've never in my life seen my hometown flood this bad.
I grabbed these pix off the local news site, WBNG, and from a local blogger's site Pirate 4x4.
This is a shot of the riverwalk in the downtown area. The river has come up over it's riprap walls and flooded the walkway.
This is a road leading out of town to go toward my sister's house.
This is a shot of Owego from the last time I went up there. It's your "before" shot.
This is the "after" shot of the flooding. You'll have to click on it to make it larger and see all the flooding in the foreground.
Here's a shot of the Riverwalk area and where the water usually is.
Here's where the water is now.
Here's a video taken from the top of Cemetery Hill where I go each time I go home.
This video is for the benefit of my sister, Pat, who is stuck at home. This is a video of the downtown area of Owego and surrounding streets. In one shot it looks like the old high school on McMaster Street, judging by the levels there, our old house on Liberty Street definitely got flooded.
Here's Newark Valley: