Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albany, NY

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WGUS71 KALY 292120
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
520 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

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BERKSHIRE MA-
520 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM EDT FOR
WEST CENTRAL BERKSHIRE COUNTY...

AT 512 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT
OF THE AREA...BUT RAINFALL IS IN THE PROCESS OF RUNNING OFF ROADS
INTO CREEKS AND STREAMS. THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF FLOODED ROADS
AND BASEMENTS IN THE STOCKBRIDGE AND LEE AREAS.  WATER THAT HAS
RECEDED OFF SOME ROADS HAS LEFT SOME DEBRIS BEHIND.  MOTORISTS
SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION AROUND STOCKBRIDGE AND LEE THROUGH THIS
EVENING AND BE PREPARED TO USE ALTERNATIVE ROUTES IF DEEP WATER OR
DEBRIS ARE OBSERVED ON ROADS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LEE...LENOX...HOUSATONIC...STOCKBRIDGE...LENOX STATION...
WHEATLEIGH...BEACHWOOD...MAHKEENAC SHORES...ROCKDALE MILLS...
WILLIAMSVILLE...SOUTH LEE...LARRYWAUG...LEISURE LEE...LENOX DALE...
MAHKEENAC HEIGHTS...VAN DEUSENVILLE...INTERLAKEN...EAST LEE...
MAHKEENAC TERRACE AND RISINGDALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 4236 7315 4226 7313 4221 7342 4234 7337

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NAS


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