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WGUS81 KALY 021859
FLSALY

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
259 PM EDT TUE JUL 2 2013

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HERKIMER NY-
259 PM EDT TUE JUL 2 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL HERKIMER COUNTY IN EASTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT

* AT 255 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES A 
CLUSTER OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS CENTRAL 
HERKIMER COUNTY.  RADAR ESTIMATES BETWEEN ONE INCH AND ONE AND A 
HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE AREA AROUND HINCKLEY 
RESERVOIR. THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE IN 
A NORTHEASTWARD DIRECTION. HOWEVER...ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND 
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP AND PASS OVER THE SAME AREA OVER 
THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS...PRODUCING AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAIN.  THIS 
WILL LEAD TO MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING 
AREAS...AS WELL AS PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND TRAILS. WHILE 
MOST OF THIS RAINFALL WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE MOHAWK VALLEY...ANY 
SMALL STREAMS OR CREEKS THAT RUN SOUTH TOWARDS THE MOHAWK RIVER MAY 
HAVE SOME SHARP RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4330 7515 4334 7509 4352 7510 4362 7480
      4348 7477 4334 7487 4329 7474 4312 7516
      4313 7515 4322 7508 4324 7515 4327 7517

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