Part of Greene County under Flash Flood Watch

posted by Bill Williams - 

From National Weather Service:

Event:

Flash Flood Watch

Alert:

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

 

* The eastern Catskills, Helderbergs, and Schoharie Valley of

east central New York, including the following areas, Schoharie,

Western Albany, Western Greene, and Western Ulster Counties.

 

* Through Wednesday evening

 

* Heavy rain showers produced 2 to 6 inches of rainfall in

portions of the watch area Monday. Soils will begin to saturate

with additional scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms

today and tonight, and with more numerous showers and

thunderstorms Wednesday. Additional rainfall from training

showers and thunderstorms through late Wednesday afternoon could

be several inches, which may produce flash flooding. This

potential will be greatest during Wednesday.

 

* Rainfall rates may exceed an inch an hour at times which may

cause washouts of roads. Minor flooding may also occur along

main stem rivers, but flash flooding is possible for small

streams, creeks, and brooks, as well as in urban areas.

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Target Area:

SchoharieWestern AlbanyWestern GreeneWestern Ulster

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