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WGUS81 KALY 231116
FLSALY

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
716 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

MAC003-NYC001-021-039-083-091-093-231415-
/O.NEW.KALY.FA.Y.0101.141023T1116Z-141023T1415Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BERKSHIRE MA-SCHENECTADY NY-ALBANY NY-GREENE NY-COLUMBIA NY-
RENSSELAER NY-SARATOGA NY-
716 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  ALBANY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WATERVLIET...LATHAM...DELMAR...
  COLONIE...COHOES...ALBANY...
  NORTHERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  NORTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  RENSSELAER COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...TROY...RENSSELAER...NASSAU...EAST
  GREENBUSH...
  SOUTHERN SARATOGA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MECHANICVILLE...CLIFTON PARK...
  EASTERN SCHENECTADY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SCOTIA...SCHENECTADY...ROTTERDAM...
  WEST CENTRAL BERKSHIRE COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT

* AT 714 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED   
  BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN MOVING WEST SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE
  ADVISORY AREA. RAINFALL RATES OF ONE QUARTER TO LESS THAN ONE HALF
  INCH PER HOUR WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AROUND 1015 AM.

THIS MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY LEAD TO PONDING OF WATER 
IN LOW LYING...POOR DRAINAGE AND URBAN AREAS. IN ADDITION...LEAF 
CLOGGED DRAINAGE CULVERTS MAY FURTHER LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING IN SOME 
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 4305 7403 4293 7363 4287 7332 4238 7339
      4241 7415

$$

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