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  • Flash Flood Watch for Eastern Schenectady County, New York
  • Flash Flood Watch issued September 02 at 8:16PM EDT until September 02 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, September 2, 2013 at 8:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, September 2, 2013 at 10 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS EXPIRED...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A
    * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...
    WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN
    VERMONT...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWESTERN
    CONNECTICUT...NORTHERN LITCHFIELD AND SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD. IN
    WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN BERKSHIRE AND SOUTHERN
    BERKSHIRE. IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...EASTERN COLUMBIA...
    EASTERN DUTCHESS AND EASTERN RENSSELAER. IN SOUTHERN VERMONT...
    BENNINGTON...EASTERN WINDHAM AND WESTERN WINDHAM.
    * UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
    * SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS RATHER SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH
    TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF THE AREA INTO THIS
    EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO REPEATEDLY MOVE ACROSS THE SAME
    AREAS...INCREASING THE RISK FOR SIGNIFICANT RAPID RUNOFF LEADING
    TO FLASH FLOODING. ALSO...SOILS ARE SATURATED FROM SEVERAL
    ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THE PAST FEW DAYS WHICH WILL
    INCREASE THE POTENTIAL THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING.
    * STEEP TERRAIN ACROSS THE TACONICS...SOUTHERN GREEN
    MOUNTAINS...BERKSHIRES AND LITCHFIELD HILLS WILL ENHANCE THE
    RUNOFF AND SUBSEQUENT THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING.
    * PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    ACT QUICKLY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND AT ONCE. GET AWAY FROM PLACES
    SUBJECT TO RAPID FLOODING...SUCH AS DRY CREEK EDS OR PLACES ALONG
    STREAMS. AVOID ALREADY FLOODED AREAS.
    A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
    TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
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