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Wednesday storm update

Sep 07, 2011 10:57 am
From Greene County Emergency Services:
"Due to excessive rainfall within the last 24-36 hours and the projected rainfall through 6 p.m. today, Greene County storm efforts are shifting back to Response Mode. The Recovery efforts are suspended until further notice. Storm refuse pickup in the communities of Windham and Ashland will be suspended for Wednesday, Sept. 7, due to rising flood waters. County Route 2 from Mosquito Bridge to Falke Road is now closed. Flood waters in the Township of Prattsville are expected to exceed maximum flood stage by mid afternoon Wednesday, Sept. 7. Travel within the County remain limited to emergency purposes only. The County State of Emergency remains in effect until further notice. All schools in Greene County remain closed."

From the National Weather Service:
"The Flood Warning continues for the Schoharie Creek At Prattsville until this evening. At 8 a.m. Wednesday the stage was 12.9 feet. Flood stage is 12.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. The river is forecast to continue rising to near 13.3 feet by 2 p.m. Wednesday. The river is forecast to fall below Flood Stage after 5 p.m. Wednesday."

Other news
• On 23B in Leeds, the bridge over the Catskill Creek is blocked off right now due to flooding. Go around on SR 23.
• Hudson Valley Traveler reports State Hwy 9H in Claverack in Columbia County closed between State Hwy 66 and Fish and Game Rd because of flooding.
• Single line traffic alternating directions on NY 143 in both directions at Village of Ravena; Town of Coeymans.
• Prattsville FEMA office closed due to weather, per Watershed Post.
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