... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...
The Flood Watch continues for
* portions of northern New York and Vermont... including the
following areas... in northern New York... eastern Clinton...
eastern Essex... western Clinton and western Essex. In
Vermont... Caledonia... eastern Addison... eastern Chittenden...
eastern Franklin... eastern Rutland... Essex... LaMoille...
Orange... Orleans... Washington... western Addison... western
Chittenden... western Franklin... western Rutland and Windsor.
* Through Sunday afternoon
* widespread light to moderate rainfall will continue through
tonight. An additional half to one inch of rain with some
localized higher amounts along the western slopes of the
northern Green Mountains can be expected. These amounts will
likely push small streams back to bankfull tonight... and several
mainstem rivers iapproving flood.
* Some of these mainstem rivers include the missisquoi and
portions of the LaMoille and Passumpsic in Vermont along with
the ausable river in New York.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.
Motorists should be on extra alert as water continues to approach
many roads and any flooding at night will be nearly impossible to
see until its too late.