020  
WGUS61 KALY 140724  
FFAALY  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY  
324 AM EDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
NYZ041-049-050-052>054-059>061-064>066-082>084-142100-  
/O.EXA.KALY.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-180815T0400Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
NORTHERN SARATOGA-EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-  
EASTERN ALBANY-WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-  
EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN ULSTER-  
WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-NORTHERN FULTON-  
SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SARATOGA LAKE, SARATOGA SPRINGS,  
SCHENECTADY, ROTTERDAM, BURNT HILLS, BALLSTON SPA, MECHANICVILLE,  
CLIFTON PARK, WATERFORD, ALBANY, TROY, BERLIN, EAGLE BRIDGE,  
HOOSICK FALLS, STEPHENTOWN, CATSKILL, COXSACKIE, ATHENS, CAIRO,  
JEFFERSON HEIGHTS, HUDSON, NEW LEBANON, KINGSTON, NEW PALTZ,  
POUGHKEEPSIE, BEACON, ARLINGTON, PAWLING, WINGDALE, DOVER PLAINS,  
MILLBROOK, STANFORDVILLE, PINE PLAINS, AMENIA, CAROGA LAKE,  
GLENS FALLS, WEST GLENS FALLS, HUDSON FALLS, FORT EDWARD,  
CAMBRIDGE, GREENWICH, MIDDLE FALLS, AND NORTH EASTON  
324 AM EDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
   
..FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS EXPANDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEW YORK,  
INCLUDING NORTHERN FULTON COUNTY, THE SARATOGA AND GLENS FALLS  
REGION, CAPITAL DISTRICT, MID HUDSON VALLEY AND TACONICS.  
 
* THROUGH THIS EVENING  
 
* SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTAIN HEAVY RAIN  
TODAY INTO THIS EVENING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES  
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED. THIS AMOUNT OF  
RAINFALL IN A RELATIVELY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME WILL HAVE THE  
POTENTIAL TO CAUSE RAPID FLOODING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS, IN  
URBAN AREAS, AND IN OTHER LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ038>040-047-048-051-058-063-142100-  
/O.CON.KALY.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-180815T0400Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
SOUTHERN HERKIMER-SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-SCHOHARIE-  
WESTERN SCHENECTADY-WESTERN ALBANY-WESTERN GREENE-WESTERN ULSTER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ILION, HERKIMER, LITTLE FALLS, MOHAWK,  
FRANKFORT, DOLGEVILLE, GLOVERSVILLE, JOHNSTOWN, AMSTERDAM,  
COBLESKILL, BREAKABEEN, GILBOA, LIVINGSTONVILLE, MIDDLEBURGH,  
NORTH BLENHEIM, JEFFERSON, MARIAVILLE, DELANSON, DUANESBURG,  
WESTERLO, ALTAMONT, BERNE, KNOX, PRESTON HOLLOW, HUNTER,  
TANNERSVILLE, WINDHAM, PRATTSVILLE, ELLENVILLE, WOODSTOCK,  
WEST HURLEY, WEST SHOKAN, KERHONKSON, NAPANOCH, AND SUNDOWN  
324 AM EDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
   
..FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK INCLUDING THE MOHAWK VALLEY,  
SCHOHARIE VALLEY AND EASTERN CATSKILLS.  
 
* THROUGH THIS EVENING  
 
* SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTAIN HEAVY RAIN  
TODAY INTO THIS EVENING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES  
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED. THIS AMOUNT OF  
RAINFALL IN A RELATIVELY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME WILL HAVE THE  
POTENTIAL TO CAUSE RAPID FLOODING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS, IN  
URBAN AREAS, AND IN OTHER LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
 
* MAIN STEM RIVER FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE SCHOHARIE  
CREEK BASIN DUE TO ALREADY HIGH WATER LEVELS FROM RECENT  
RAINFALL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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