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Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Eastern Albany; Eastern Columbia; Eastern Dutchess; Eastern Greene; Eastern Rensselaer; Eastern Schenectady; Eastern Ulster; Hamilton; Montgomery; Northern Fulton; Northern Herkimer; Northern Saratoga; Northern Warren; Northern Washington; Schoharie; Southeast Warren; Southern Fulton; Southern Herkimer; Southern Saratoga; Southern Washington; Western Albany; Western Columbia; Western Dutchess; Western Greene; Western Rensselaer; Western Schenectady; Western Ulster

NWS Albany (Eastern New York and Western New England)

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 55 mph.

* WHERE...All of eastern New York and western New England.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.


Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Hamilton; Northern Herkimer; Northern Saratoga; Northern Warren; Northern Washington; Southeast Warren; Southern Fulton; Southern Herkimer; Southern Saratoga; Southern Washington

NWS Albany (Eastern New York and Western New England)

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of New York and southern Vermont, including the following areas, in New York, Hamilton, Northern Fulton, Northern Herkimer, Northern Saratoga, Northern Warren, Northern Washington, Southeast Warren, Southern Fulton, Southern Herkimer, Southern Saratoga, and Southern Washington. In southern Vermont, Bennington, Eastern Windham, and Western Windham.

* Through Friday morning

* Moderate to occasionally heavy rain will continue across the watch area into early this afternoon, then the rain will diminish to showers by late this afternoon. A widespread 3 to 4 inch rainfall will occur with locally higher amounts. This rain will result in rising water levels on area streams and rivers and could result in some minor flooding. Also, flooding could occur in low lying areas of poor drainage and where storm drains are blocked from fallen leaves. Some road closures will be possible.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. 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.


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