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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
MAC003-NYC021-282230-
/O.NEW.KALY.FF.W.0025.140728T1828Z-140728T2230Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
228 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN COLUMBIA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...
  CENTRAL BERKSHIRE COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PITTSFIELD...GREAT BARRINGTON...

* UNTIL 630 PM EDT

* AT 225 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN FROM A THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WARNED AREA. THIS RAIN
  COMBINED WITH WET SOILS FROM PREVIOUS RAIN WILL LEAD TO FLASH
  FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...STREETS AND SMALL STREAMS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HANCOCK...
  CHESHIRE AND NEW LEBANON

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY EMAIL AT
ALB.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV...ON FACEBOOK AT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSALBANY
OR TWITTER @NWSALBANY.

&&

LAT...LON 4238 7301 4238 7306 4233 7306 4232 7303
      4213 7346 4243 7356 4251 7340 4251 7336
      4259 7332 4258 7324 4252 7297

$$

IRL/SND

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