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WGUS61 KALY 130840
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
440 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

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VTZ013>015-131500-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-
SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-EASTERN SCHENECTADY-
SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-
WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-WESTERN GREENE-
EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-
EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-NORTHERN FULTON-
BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...ILION...HERKIMER...LITTLE FALLS...MOHAWK...
FRANKFORT...DOLGEVILLE...GLOVERSVILLE...JOHNSTOWN...AMSTERDAM...
WELLSVILLE...COBLESKILL...MIDDLEBURGH...DELANSON...ESPERANCE...
DUANESBURG...SCHENECTADY...ROTTERDAM...BALLSTON SPA...
MECHANICVILLE...WATERFORD...ALTAMONT...ALBANY...TROY...
HOOSICK FALLS...HUNTER...TANNERSVILLE...WINDHAM...CATSKILL...
COXSACKIE...ATHENS...CAIRO...JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...HUDSON...
CHATHAM...SUNDOWN...ELLENVILLE...WOODSTOCK...WEST HURLEY...
KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...PHOENICIA...KINGSTON...NEW PALTZ...
POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...PAWLING...DOVER PLAINS...
MILLBROOK...PINE PLAINS...AMENIA...MILLERTON...NORTHVILLE...
MAYFIELD...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...
WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
440 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...WESTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN
  VERMONT...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWESTERN
  CONNECTICUT...LITCHFIELD. IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...BERKSHIRE.
  IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...ALBANY...COLUMBIA...DUTCHESS...
  GREENE...RENSSELAER...SCHENECTADY...ULSTER...MONTGOMERY...FULTON...
  SCHOHARIE...SOUTHERN HERKIMER...SOUTHERN SARATOGA. IN SOUTHERN
  VERMONT...BENNINGTON...WINDHAM.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL FALL ACROSS THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH
  AREA THROUGH AROUND MIDDAY AS A BAND OF RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A
  FRONTAL BOUNDARY CROSSES THE REGION FROM WEST TO EAST. TOTAL
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS BAND OF RAIN MAY REACH ONE
  TO TWO INCHES AND CAUSE LOCALIZED URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
  FLOODING. 

* AN AREA OF TORRENTIAL RAIN WITH RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO
  INCHES PER HOUR THAT WAS OVER LONG ISLAND AS OF 400 AM...WILL
  LIKELY PASS TO THE SOUTH AND EAST OF THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA
  THIS MORNING AND NOT ENHANCE THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ACT QUICKLY.  MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND AT ONCE. GET AWAY FROM PLACES
SUBJECT TO RAPID FLOODING...SUCH AS DRY CREEKBEDS OR PLACES ALONG
STREAMS.  AVOID ALREADY FLOODED AREAS.

&&

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