... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday morning...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* portions of east central New York and southern Vermont...
including the following areas... in east central New York...
eastern Albany... eastern Rensselaer... eastern Schenectady...
Hamilton... Montgomery... northern Fulton... northern Herkimer...
northern Saratoga... northern Warren... northern Washington...
Schoharie... southeast Warren... southern Fulton... southern
Herkimer... southern Saratoga... southern Washington... western
Albany... western Rensselaer and western Schenectady. In
southern Vermont... Bennington... eastern Windham and western
* Through Friday morning
* a strong cold front is expected to track across the region
this afternoon through tonight. A band of showers and
thunderstorms with very heavy rain is expected to develop in
western and central New York by early afternoon. The band of
showers and thunderstorms should track slowly east through
eastern New York and southern Vermont through tonight. The
ground across the area is wet from heavy rain on Tuesday and
Wednesday. Many areas should see 1 to 2 inches of rain through
tonight... but localized amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible.
* These rainfall amounts could cause significant standing water
on roadways and low spots in hilly terrain... along with the
potential for flash flooding.
A Flash Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based
on current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flash flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.