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WGUS61 KALY 152058
FFAALY

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
458 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

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NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-
EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-
EASTERN DUTCHESS-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...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...BENNINGTON...
JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...
BELLOWS FALLS
458 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* COLUMBIA...DUCTHESS...GREENE...ULSTER...LICTHFIELD...BERKSHIRE...
  BENNINGTON AND WINDHAM COUNTIES.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA AHEAD OF A
  SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. WITH A WARM AND VERY HUMID AIR MASS IN
  PLACE THE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY VERY HEAVY
  RAINFALL. RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE AND A HALF TO 3 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED...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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