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  • Flash Flood Watch for Eastern Dutchess County, New York
  • Flash Flood Watch issued July 16 at 5:40AM EDT until July 16 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 5:40 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 10 a.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR
    * PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...
    EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN VERMONT...INCLUDING THE
    FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CONNECTICUT...LITCHFIELD. IN WESTERN
    MASSACHUSETTS... BERKSHIRE. IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...DUTCHESS.
    IN SOUTHERN VERMONT...WINDHAM.
    * UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
    * SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
    THE AREA AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. WITH A WARM AND VERY
    HUMID AIR MASS IN PLACE THE STORMS WILL STILL BE CAPABLE OF
    PRODUCING LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAINFALL...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.