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Flood Warnings Remain in Tri-County Area

For another day, the rising waters of the Black River causing problems in Jefferson and Lewis Counties.

Watertown (WTNY) -- For another day, the rising waters of the Black River causing problems in Jefferson and Lewis Counties.

The National Weather Service says as of early this morning, the Black River in Watertown was measuring at 12 and a half feet and rising.

It's expected to
crest just over 13 feet Thursday evening. Route 3 between Carthage and Herrings, which runs along the river, has been closed due to water over the roadway.

West Main St. in the City of Watertown under the railroad overpass near Van Duzee St. is closed due to water on the roadway.

A state of emergency is in place in Lewis County. St. Lawrence County also has a state of emergency in place due to flooding issues within the county.


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