Weather causes flooding across Onondaga County, closes portion of LaFayette road

Weather causes flooding across Onondaga County, closes portion of LaFayette road

Roads across Onondaga County have flooded because of heavy rains, dampening Halloween.

A portion of Apulia Road, at Palladino and Cook Farm roads in LaFayette, closed on Thursday night because of flooding. Water began receding on the road at approximately 8 p.m., though the road had not yet reopened, according to scanner reports.

Basements were reported to have flooded in various places across the county, including in Baldwinsville.

Euclid Avenue, near Syracuse University, filled after heavy rains. Drivers also reported streets having filled with water on Lakeshore Road in Cicero, on East Seneca Turnpike, at Broadfield Road, in Manlius and various other areas in the county.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Onondaga County through 2 a.m. and a flood advisory is in effect for the county through 8:45 a.m.

Forecasts predicted that weather would wash out Halloween heading into Thursday night. Hour-by-hour forecasts predicted a 95 percent or better chance of rain each hour from 6 p.m. through 9 p.m.

Do you have any photos or videos of flooding from Thursday night? Send them to citynews@syracuse.com.

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