Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
951 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NYC057-095-221645-
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MONTGOMERY NY-SCHOHARIE NY-
951 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN SCHOHARIE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  WESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN EASTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF CANAJOHARIE...

* UNTIL 1245 PM EDT

* AT 945 AM EDT RADAR SHOWED SHOWERS WITH HEAVY RAIN ALONG THE
  MONTGOMERY...SCHOHARIE COUNTY BORDER...NEARLY STATIONARY.  RADAR
  ESTIMATES A HALF INCH OT INCH OF RAIN IN THE LAST HOUR AND AN
  ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE THROUGH 11 AM.  THE SHOWERS
  ARE EXPECTED TO WEAKEN AND DRIFT EAST THROUGH 11 AM.  RUNOFF OF
  THE RAINFALL WILL OCCUR OVER AREAS ALREADY AFFECTED BY FLOODING
  OVERNIGHT BUT SHOULD BE LESS THAN LAST NIGHT. STILL...THERE COULD
  BE STANDING WATER ON ROADWAYS AND CLEAN UP AFTER THE FLOODING LAST
  MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE HEAVY RAIN AND POTENTIAL STANDING WATER ON
  ROADWAYS AND IN LOW SPOTS IN HILLY TERRAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. 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 4297 7471 4291 7440 4268 7449 4273 7467
      4279 7467 4283 7466 4286 7476

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