Flood Watch 8pm Tonight through 8pm Friday

357 PM EDT THU JUN 27 2013

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING…

* FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* FLOODING IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AS MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL MOVES SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS THE REGION. HEAVY RAIN WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY MORNING…WITH 2
TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN FORECAST FOR THE ADIRONDACKS OF NORTHERN NEW YORK AS WELL AS CENTRAL VERMONT…WITH SOME ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE…ESPECIALLY OVER THE ADIRONDACKS.

THE REMAINDER OF VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK WILL SEE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN WITH SOME ISOLATED AMOUNTS AROUND 3 INCHES POSSIBLE.

SOME LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS.
HEAVY RAINFALL THIS PAST MONTH HAS SATURATED SOILS…AND RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE RUNNING WELL ABOVE NORMAL. THE WET CONDITIONS COUPLED WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FLOOD
THREAT.

* SMALL RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL SEE SHARP RISES AT THE ONSET OF
THE HEAVY RAIN.

SOME MAIN STEM RIVERS WILL ALSO EXCEED OR APPROACH BANK FULL. THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO WASH OUT ROADS AND CULVERTS…AS WELL AS SOME LOCALIZED LANDSLIDES AND DO FURTHER DAMAGE TO ROADWAYS ALREADY DAMAGED OR
WEAKENED BY FLASH FLOODING EARLIER THIS WEEK.

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