Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
320 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES ACROSS THE NORTH COUNTRY...

NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-251000-
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NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-GRAND ISLE-
WESTERN FRANKLIN-ORLEANS-ESSEX-WESTERN CHITTENDEN-LAMOILLE-
CALEDONIA-WASHINGTON-WESTERN ADDISON-ORANGE-WESTERN RUTLAND-
WINDSOR-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON-
EASTERN RUTLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASSENA...MALONE...PLATTSBURGH...
STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA...
LAKE PLACID...PORT HENRY...TICONDEROGA...OGDENSBURG...POTSDAM...
GOUVERNEUR...ALBURGH...SOUTH HERO...ST. ALBANS...NEWPORT...
ISLAND POND...BURLINGTON...JOHNSON...STOWE...ST. JOHNSBURY...
MONTPELIER...MIDDLEBURY...VERGENNES...BRADFORD...RANDOLPH...
RUTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...WHITE RIVER JUNCTION...ENOSBURG FALLS...
RICHFORD...UNDERHILL...BRISTOL...RIPTON...EAST WALLINGFORD...
KILLINGTON
320 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK.

* FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ON AREAS RIVERS AND IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
  AS RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL AND SNOWMELT CAUSES WATER LEVELS TO
  RISE. RIVERS WILL BEGIN TO RISE OVERNIGHT IN RESPONSE TO
  SNOWMELT AND TODAYS RAINFALL, AND WILL CREST DURING THE DAY
  THURSDAY. MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AREA-WIDE, BUT THE AUSABLE
  RIVER IN NEW YORK AND OTTER CREEK AND WINOOSKI RIVER IN VERMONT
  ARE THE MOST LIKELY TO FLOOD.

* FLOODED RIVERS WILL LEAD TO WATER OVER ROADS ALONG WITH FIELD
  FLOODING. IN ADDITION...DRAINAGE AREAS COULD BECOME CLOGGED DUE
  TO THE RAIN AND SNOWMELT WHICH WILL ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  CAUSE FLOODING AND STANDING WATER ON ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING TO OCCUR
JUST ABOUT ANYWHERE ACROSS NORTHERN NEW YORK AND VERMONT
WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING DUE TO HEAVY RAIN AND
SNOWMELT.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

HANSON


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