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  • Flood Watch for Eastern Schenectady County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued April 15 at 4:41PM EDT until April 16 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 8 a.m.
  • ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
    THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * PORTIONS OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND
    SOUTHERN VERMONT...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN
    MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN BERKSHIRE. IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
    EASTERN RENSSELAER...HAMILTON...MONTGOMERY...NORTHERN
    FULTON... NORTHERN HERKIMER...NORTHERN SARATOGA...NORTHERN
    WARREN... NORTHERN WASHINGTON...SOUTHEAST WARREN...SOUTHERN
    FULTON... SOUTHERN HERKIMER...SOUTHERN SARATOGA...SOUTHERN
    WASHINGTON AND WESTERN RENSSELAER. IN SOUTHERN VERMONT...
    BENNINGTON... EASTERN WINDHAM AND WESTERN WINDHAM.
    * THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING
    * RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT CAUSED BY WARM TEMPERATURES THIS PAST
    WEEKEND HAS SWELLED MANY RIVERS IN THE FLOOD WATCH AREA TO THREE
    QUARTERS BANKFULL OR MORE. THE SNOW MELT WILL END THIS EVENING
    AS TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING. HOWEVER...HEAVY RAINFALL OF
    A HALF INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF IN THE PAST 24 HOURS HAS ADDED
    TO RUNOFF INTO MANY AREA RIVERS. THIS HAS RESULTED IN FLOOD
    WARNINGS FOR PARTS OF THE WESTERN MOHAWK VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
    ADIRONDACKS.
    * THE ADDITIONAL RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT AND THE HEAVY RAIN COULD
    RESULT IN ADDIITONAL MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING ACROSS THE
    FLOOD WATCH AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.