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Flood Watch in effect through Thursday morning

Apr 30, 2014 6:17 am
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Flood Watch effective Wednesday night through Thursday morning for the Capital District and Mid-Hudson Valley. A large, slow-moving low pressure system will impact the area resulting in widespread showers. The heaviest rainfall is expected late Wednesday afternoon and evening. Total rainfall amounts of one to three inches are expected Wednesday night through Thursday. The higher totals are expected to the south and east of the Capital District, with locally higher amounts up to four inches possible in the eastern Catskills. Minor flooding of rivers and streams is possible with flooding of poor drainage, urban and low-lying areas likely with the heavy rainfall.