405  
WGUS51 KALY 122139  
FFWALY  
MAC003-130345-  
/O.EXT.KALY.FF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180113T0345Z/  
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY  
439 PM EST FRI JAN 12 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
RAIN AND SNOWMELT IN...  
BERKSHIRE COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...  
 
* UNTIL 1045 PM EST FRIDAY  
 
* AT 437 PM EST, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED MULTIPLE INSTANCES  
OF FLOODING ACROSS THE COUNTY. NUMEROUS SMALL STREAMS HAVE  
OVERFLOWED THEIR BANKS AND ROUTE 8 WAS CLOSED IN CHESHIRE DUE TO  
FLOODING. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH  
FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING. RAPID SNOWMELT IS ALSO OCCURRING  
AND WILL ADD TO THE FLOODING.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
PITTSFIELD, NORTH ADAMS, GREAT BARRINGTON, ADAMS, WILLIAMSTOWN,  
LEE, LENOX, SHEFFIELD, CHESHIRE, BECKET, OTIS, SANDISFIELD,  
FLORIDA, HANCOCK, SAVOY, NEW ASHFORD, ASHLEY FALLS, HOUSATONIC,  
BERKSHIRE AND DALTON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
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 4239 7301 4238 7307 4233 7306 4231 7300  
4215 7303 4215 7307 4204 7305 4205 7349  
4209 7351 4275 7327 4274 7303 4270 7302  
4270 7295 4267 7300 4267 7296 4264 7295  
 

 
 
DBT  
 
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