Weather Alerts for Southern Herkimer County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SOUTHERN HERKIMER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Southern Herkimer
Effective: Tue, 2/20 9:52am Updated: Tue, 2/20 10:00am Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 2/21 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
The National Weather Service in Albany has expanded the
* Flood Watch to include a portion of eastern New York,
including the following area, Southern Herkimer.
* Through Thursday morning
* Anomalously warm temperatures will allow for considerable snow
melt in the southern Adirondacks Tuesday morning into Wednesday
night. One to three inches of snow melt is expected. In
addition, a quarter of an inch to just over half of an inch of
rainfall is possible today into Wednesday. Ice jam flooding is
also possible in the watch area.
* Significant rises are expected on rivers, streams and creeks
including the Sacandaga, Upper Hudson, and Schroon Rivers. The
potential for flooding will increase in the warm air mass with
the flood threat continuing into Thursday morning.

Information:
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.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SOUTHERN HERKIMER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Hamilton - Northern Herkimer - Northern Warren
Effective: Tue, 2/20 9:52am Updated: Tue, 2/20 10:00am Urgency: Future
Expires: Wed, 2/21 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of east central New York including the following
areas, Northern Warren, Hamilton and Northern Herkimer Counties.
* Through Thursday morning
* Anomalously warm temperatures will allow for considerable snow
melt in the southern Adirondacks Tuesday morning into Wednesday
night. One to three inches of snow melt is expected. In
addition, a quarter of an inch to just over half of an inch of
rainfall is possible today into Wednesday. Ice jam flooding is
also possible in the watch area.
* Significant rises are expected on rivers, streams and creeks
including the Sacandaga, Upper Hudson, and Schroon Rivers. The
potential for flooding will increase in the warm air mass with
the flood threat continuing into Thursday morning.

Information:
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.