A flood warning for eastern Schenectady County is in effect until later Wednesday evening.

The National Weather Service says water is continuing to rise due to the 17 mile long ice jam on the Mohawk River.

Law enforcement has reported flooding in Scotia near Freemans Bridge Wednesday morning.

The river levels are rising due to a combination of rain and snow melt runoff.

A total of 50,000 sandbags are in place and emergency management officials along with Schenectady's fire and police departments are ready to respond.

For the latest updates -- residents can sign up for the Schenectady County rapid notification system.