018  
WGUS51 KALY 130055  
FFWALY  
NYC021-083-130300-  
/O.NEW.KALY.FF.W.0018.170813T0055Z-170813T0300Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY  
855 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
NORTHEASTERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...  
SOUTHEASTERN RENSSELAER COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...  
 
* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT  
 
* AT 853 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
REPEATEDLY MOVING OVER THE SAME AREA PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS  
THE WARNED AREA. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN BASED  
ON RADAR ESTIMATES. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
CHATHAM, NASSAU, STEPHENTOWN, NEW LEBANON, VALATIE, KINDERHOOK,  
STUYVESANT, CANAAN, EAST NASSAU, STUYVESANT FALLS, CHATHAM CENTER,  
GARFIELD, JACKS CORNERS, RAYVILLE, MALDEN BRIDGE, RIDERS MILLS,  
SUNNYSIDE, NEW BRITAIN, ROCK CITY AND POOLSBURG.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4237 7340 4233 7378 4236 7379 4247 7377  
4261 7332  
 

 
 
TAW  
 
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