Weather Alerts for Northern Saratoga County

Issued by the National Weather Service

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Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
NORTHERN SARATOGA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Saratoga - Schenectady
Effective: Thu, 2/22 2:55am Updated: Thu, 2/22 5:45am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 2:45pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM EST THURSDAY FOR
EAST CENTRAL SCHENECTADY AND SOUTH CENTRAL SARATOGA COUNTIES...
At 456 AM EST, the Mohawk River water levels have risen several feet
due to an ice jam upstream that has been released.  Water levels at
the Rexford Bridge down to Vishers Ferry will continue to fluctuate
through the day as ice progresses down through the Mohawk River.
Some locations that will continue to experience flooding include...
Schenectady, Niskayuna, Alplaus, East Glenville, Aqueduct, Groom
Corners, Rexford, Glenridge, Hawthorne Hill and Vischer Ferry.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles. Follow local law enforcement and
emergency management officials with any additional impacts to the
warning area.
Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
NORTHERN SARATOGA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Albany - Saratoga
Effective: Thu, 2/22 2:55am Updated: Thu, 2/22 5:45am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 2:45pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Northeastern Albany County in east central New York...
South central Saratoga County in east central New York...
* Until 245 PM EST Thursday
* At 250 AM EST, the Mohawk River upstream ice jam has released as
the volume of water was moving downstream toward Crescent Dam and
Cohoes Falls.  Water levels will rise along the Mohawk River in
these areas and may result with higher than normal water levels.
If you live near the Mohawk River, seek higher ground and listen
to local emergency management and law enforcement officials.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Cohoes, Green Island, Waterford, Halfmoon, Boght Corners, Crescent,
Grays Corners, Dunsbach Ferry, Crescent Station and Mohawk View.

Information:
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. Turn around dont drown.
Please report flooding to the National Weather Service by email at
ALB.stormreport@noaa.gov...
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