The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of central New York and northeast Pennsylvania, including Tioga (NY) and Bradford Counties. The watch is in effect from noon today (Wednesday) through late tonight.* Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop across northeastern Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York this afternoon and evening. These scattered showers and thunderstorms will be slow moving and drop locally heavy amounts of rainfall over an inch in some locations. With saturated soils and recent heavy rainfall in the watch area it will not take a lot of rain for flash flooding to occur. More organized showers and thunderstorms are expected Thursday afternoon and evening which could lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Monitor the forecast for updates. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.