Residents allowed to return to their homes after severe flooding in Steuben County

Corning Bureau

ADDISON, N.Y. (WETM) – A State of Emergency remains in place for the Towns of West Union, Woodhull, Troupsburg, Tuscarora, Greenwood, Canisteo, Hornellsville, Jasper, and Addison remains in effect until further notice.

Residents of the southside of the Village of Addison that were evacuated late Wednesday night may return to their homes. Those residents were evacuated due to historic flood levels with the Tuscarora Creek.

When residents reach their home, if their natural gas service is not functioning, they are advised to call Corning Natural Gas Customer Service at (607) 936-3755.

If residents smell the odor of natural gas, they should not enter the building, and should call 911 immediately.

Public Works crews will be working throughout the morning to inspect damage and restore safe passage. 

State Route 417, 36 and 248 are still closed along with many County and Town Roads. 

The Red Cross shelters at the Corning-Painted Post High School and the Canisteo Fire Department remain open and available for displaced residents.

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