Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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WGUS81 KALY 042208
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
608 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

MAC003-NYC021-050100-
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BERKSHIRE MA-COLUMBIA NY-
608 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...
  SOUTHEASTERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT

* AT 606 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND AN INCH HAVE ALREADY
  FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...COPAKE...SHEFFIELD...BECKET...OTIS...
  BLANDFORD...SANDISFIELD...MIDDLEFIELD...HOUSATONIC...STOCKBRIDGE...
  HILLSDALE...NEW MARLBOROUGH...MONTEREY...ALFORD...TYRINGHAM...
  BERKSHIRE HEIGHTS...WILLIAMSVILLE...COPAKE FALLS AND EAST
  HILLSDALE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ANOTHER INCH OR SO IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
RUNOFF FROM THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4215 7303 4215 7307 4212 7307 4207 7358
      4224 7360 4235 7307 4233 7306 4232 7304
      4231 7303 4231 7300 4225 7300

$$

IRL/JPV



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