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Flash Flood Watch in effect for Capital Region Monday into Tuesday

Flash Flood Watch in effect for Capital Region Monday into Tuesday

More rain is in the forecast for Upstate New York including the entire Capital Region.  A Flash Flood Watch goes into effect Monday morning and will last through Tuesday morning.  Here's the full watch from the National Weather Service:

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGHTUESDAY MORNING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...  WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN  VERMONT...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWESTERN  CONNECTICUT...NORTHERN LITCHFIELD AND SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD. IN  WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...NORTHERN BERKSHIRE AND SOUTHERN  BERKSHIRE. IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...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 AND WESTERN ULSTER. IN SOUTHERN  VERMONT...BENNINGTON...EASTERN WINDHAM AND WESTERN WINDHAM.* FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING* THE CURRENT THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...MID HUDSON  VALLEY...LITCHFIELD HILLS AND SOUTHERN BERKSHIRES SHOULD  DISSIPATE AFTER SUNSET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  SHOULD PUSH INTO THE SAME AREAS LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY  MORNING. THE COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD  INCREASE AS THEY SPREAD NORTH INTO CENTRAL NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN  VERMONT. THE RAIN SHOULD SPREAD TO THE SOUTHERN ADIRONDACKS AND  WESTERN MOHAWK VALLEY LATE MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE  HEAVIEST RAIN SHOULD END TUESDAY MORNING.* A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT WILL GRADUALLY DRIFT NORTHWEST THROUGH  EASTERN NEW YORK AND WESTERN NEW ENGLAND MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS  UPPER LEVEL ENERGY SUPPORTS WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE TRACKING ALONG  THE FRONT. THE ATMOSPHERE ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE STATIONARY  FRONT IS EXTREMELY MOIST AND UNSTABLE. THIS WILL SUPPORT THE  DEVELOPMENT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY  RAIN.* MANY AREAS SHOULD SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN...WITH 4 OR MORE  INCHES IN HIGHLY LOCALIZED AREAS WHERE SLOW MOVING LINES OF  THUNDERSTORMS COULD DEVELOP...OR WHERE THUNDERSTORMS COULD GET  ANCHORED TO TERRAIN...SUCH AS THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...  TACONICS...BERKSHIRES AND SOUTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS. THE LIGHTEST  AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED IN THE WESTERN MOHAWK VALLEY AND WESTERN  ADIRONDACKS...BUT BECAUSE OF SATURATED SOILS IN THOSE AREAS...AN  INCH OR MORE OF RAIN CAN POTENTIALLY PRODUCE NEW FLOODING.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ONCURRENT FORECASTS.YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLEFLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BEPREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

 

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