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  • Flash Flood Watch for Eastern Columbia County, New York
  • Flash Flood Watch issued July 15 at 4:58PM EDT until July 16 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 4:58 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * COLUMBIA...DUCTHESS...GREENE...ULSTER...LICTHFIELD...BERKSHIRE...
    BENNINGTON AND WINDHAM COUNTIES.
    * THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
    * SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA AHEAD OF A
    SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. WITH A WARM AND VERY HUMID AIR MASS IN
    PLACE THE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY VERY HEAVY
    RAINFALL. RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE AND A HALF TO 3 INCHES ARE
    EXPECTED...WITH RAINFALL RATES EXCEEDING AN INCH AN HOUR
    POSSIBLE. THE POTENTIAL HEAVY RAINFALL COMBINED WITH THE WET TO
    NEARLY SATURATED GROUND HAS SET THE STAGE FOR THE POSSIBILITY FOR
    FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.
    * THE MAIN IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FLOODING OF URBANIZED AS
    WELL AS LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAYS...AND IN AREAS OF POOR
    DRAINAGE. IN ADDITION...SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS OR RIVERS MAY
    EXCEED BANKFULL.