Heavy rains cause flash flooding, road closures in Bainbridge

BAINBRIDGE – Wednesday’s late afternoon storm dumped approximately 3 1/2 inches of rain in less than an hour in the Bainbridge area.

According to Chenango County Emergency Management Officer Matthew Beckwith, the heavy rains triggered flash flooding which led to the temporary closure of two county road ways. A number of town roads and private driveways were also washed out.

The section of County Road 38 between Searless Hill Road and State Hwy 7 was closed for nearly four hours as a result of the flooding.

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