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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
453 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

MAZ001-NYZ032-033-038>043-050-053-054-082>084-VTZ013>015-152100-
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NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-
SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WARREN-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN RENSSELAER-
EASTERN RENSSELAER-NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-
SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...ATWELL...
BIG MOOSE...EAGLE BAY...MCKEEVER...NOBLEBORO...NORTHWOOD...
OLD FORGE...SPECULATOR...ILION...HERKIMER...LITTLE FALLS...
MOHAWK...FRANKFORT...DOLGEVILLE...GLOVERSVILLE...JOHNSTOWN...
AMSTERDAM...WELLSVILLE...SARATOGA SPRINGS...WARRENSBURG...
WHITEHALL...GRANVILLE...BALLSTON SPA...MECHANICVILLE...
WATERFORD...TROY...HOOSICK FALLS...NORTHVILLE...MAYFIELD...
GLENS FALLS...WEST GLENS FALLS...HUDSON FALLS...FORT EDWARD...
CAMBRIDGE...GREENWICH...BENNINGTON...JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...
BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
453 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND
  SOUTHERN VERMONT...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN
  MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN BERKSHIRE COUNTY. IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  RENSSELAER...HAMILTON...MONTGOMERY...FULTON...HERKIMER...SARATOGA
  ...WARREN... WASHINGTON AND WARREN COUNTIES. IN SOUTHERN
  VERMONT... BENNINGTON AND WINDHAM WINDHAM COUNTIES.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT CAUSED BY WARM TEMPERATURES THIS PAST
  WEEKEND HAS SWELLED MANY RIVERS IN THE FLOOD WATCH AREA TO
  THREE- QUARTERS BANKFULL OR MORE. THE SNOW MELT WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY TODAY...FOLLOWED BY HEAVY RAINFALL LATER TODAY WHICH
  SHOULD PRODUCE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AN INCH OR
  MORE...WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF TWO INCHES OR MORE.

* THE ADDITIONAL RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT AND THE HEAVY RAIN TODAY
  COULD RESULT IN WIDESPREAD MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING ACROSS THE
  FLOOD WATCH AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

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HWJIV





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