Flash Flood WARNING for Columbia County

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From National Weather Service:

Event:

Flash Flood Warning

Alert:

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a

 

* Flash Flood Warning for...

Northeastern Columbia County in east central New York...

 

* Until 1115 PM EDT.

 

* At 817 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing

heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to

begin shortly.

 

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Chatham, Claverack, Valatie, Austerlitz, Philmont, Kinderhook,

Lorenz Park, Claverack-Red Mills, Ghent, Stockport, Canaan,

Rossman, Rayville, Riders Mills, Brick Tavern, Harlemville, West

Ghent, Fitchs Wharf, Newton Hook and Buckleyville.

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property. Please report flooding to the National Weather Service by email at ALB.stormreport@noaa.gov... On Facebook at www.facebook.com/nwsalbany or twitter @nwsalbany.

Target Area:

Columbia

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