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WGUS61 KALY 160940
FFAALY

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
540 AM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

NYZ058>061-063-064-VTZ013-161045-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-
WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-BENNINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HUNTER...TANNERSVILLE...WINDHAM...
CATSKILL...COXSACKIE...ATHENS...CAIRO...JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...
HUDSON...CHATHAM...SUNDOWN...ELLENVILLE...WOODSTOCK...
WEST HURLEY...KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...PHOENICIA...KINGSTON...
NEW PALTZ...BENNINGTON
540 AM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND
SOUTHERN VERMONT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE AXIS OF HEAVIEST RAINFALL
HAS SHIFTED EAST OF THIS REGION...AND THEREFORE THE WATCH HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

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CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ065-066-VTZ014-015-161400-
/O.EXT.KALY.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140716T1400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...
PAWLING...DOVER PLAINS...MILLBROOK...PINE PLAINS...AMENIA...
MILLERTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...
WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
540 AM EDT WED JUL 16 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...
  EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN VERMONT...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CONNECTICUT...LITCHFIELD. IN WESTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS... BERKSHIRE. IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...DUTCHESS.
  IN SOUTHERN VERMONT...WINDHAM.

* UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING

* SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
  THE AREA AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. WITH A WARM AND VERY
  HUMID AIR MASS IN PLACE THE STORMS WILL STILL BE CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAINFALL...WITH RAINFALL RATES
  EXCEEDING AN INCH AN HOUR POSSIBLE. THE POTENTIAL HEAVY RAINFALL
  COMBINED WITH THE WET TO NEARLY SATURATED GROUND HAS SET THE
  STAGE FOR THE POSSIBILITY FOR FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE WATCH
  AREA.

* THE MAIN IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FLOODING OF URBANIZED AS 
  WELL AS LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAYS...AND IN AREAS OF POOR 
  DRAINAGE. IN ADDITION...SMALL STREAMS...CREEKS OR RIVERS MAY 
  EXCEED BANKFULL. 

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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