... The Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for minor flooding of
poor drainage areas remains in effect until 545 PM EDT for southern
At 421 PM EDT radar detected rainfall has temporarily ended across
the area... however additional showers with embedded heavy rainfall
will move back into the area by around 5 PM.
Runoff from additional rainfall will cause ponding of water and or
minor poor drainage flooding... especially along small creeks and
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
Lat... Lon 4238 7301 4238 7306 4233 7306 4231 7299
4216 7302 4214 7304 4214 7307 4212 7305
4209 7307 4204 7305 4205 7350 4210 7350
4248 7337 4246 7299
353 PM EDT Thu may 23 2013
... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...
The National Weather Service in Albany has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of northwestern
Connecticut... western Massachusetts and east central New
York... 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 Columbia...
eastern Dutchess... eastern Greene... eastern Ulster... western
Columbia... western Dutchess... western Greene and western
* Through Friday morning
* a strong cold front is expected to track across the region
through tonight. Bands of showers and thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected. The bands of showers and thunderstorms
should track slowly east through eastern New York and western
New England through tonight. The ground across the area is wet
from heavy rain this afternoon and the past few days. Many areas
should see 1 to 2 inches of rain through tonight... but localized
amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible.
* These rainfall amounts could cause significant standing water
on roadways and low spots in hilly terrain... along with the
potential for flash flooding.
A Flash Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based
on current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flash flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.