Southern Herkimer Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:38 AM EST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Special Statement
Issued: 5:35 AM EST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Patchy dense fog through the morning commute...

Patchy dense fog will continue across the region through the
morning commute. Visibilities may drop to near or below one
quarter of a mile at times.

Motorists should be prepared to encounter areas of greatly reduced
visibilities, allow for increased distance between vehicles and
use low beam headlights when encountering the areas of dense fog.


535 am EST Tue Feb 20 2018

... Patchy dense fog through the morning commute...

Patchy dense fog will continue across the region through the
morning commute. Visibilities may drop to near or below one
quarter of a mile at times.

Motorists should be prepared to encounter areas of greatly reduced
visibilities, allow for increased distance between vehicles and
use low beam headlights when encountering the areas of dense fog.



Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:38 AM EST Feb. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.