Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
945 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

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LITCHFIELD CT-BERKSHIRE MA-DUTCHESS NY-COLUMBIA NY-
945 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL COLUMBIA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  NORTHEASTERN DUTCHESS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  NORTHERN LITCHFIELD COUNTY IN NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...
  SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF GREAT BARRINGTON...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 944 AM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  BAND OF HEAVY RAINFALL FALLING ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA...WITH
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

THIS RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND
URBAN AREAS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IF DRIVING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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 4168 7353 4214 7365 4249 7299 4238 7301
      4238 7306 4233 7306 4231 7299 4225 7299
      4215 7303 4214 7307 4209 7307 4204 7305
      4204 7300 4197 7302 4198 7289 4196 7288
      4166 7350

$$

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