By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 6, 2013 - 6:00 pm
Above: A screenshot of a National Weather Service image showing the projected 5-day track of Tropical Storm Andrea as it moves up the East Coast, as of Thursday afternoon. For a current image, check the NWS's Tropical Storm Andrea page. Heavy rains and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 30, 2013 - 4:06 pm
Lightning from a thunderstorm on Wednesday, May 29, taken between Grand Gorge and Stamford. Photo by Michelle Ogborn; shared on the Watershed Post's Facebook page. A fierce rainstorm that swept through upstate New York on Wednesday night caused flash... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 23, 2013 - 4:34 pm
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a flood watch for eastern New York and western New England, in effect through 8am Friday morning. In New York State, the watch covers Albany, Columbia, Greene and Ulster counties. From a NY-Alert message... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 3, 2013 - 5:36 pm
Photo by Julia Reischel. The banner says it all: The CVS on Bridge Street in Margaretville is once again open for business. The pharmacy reopened on Friday, with a gloriously sunny May day to mark the occasion. It's been almost two years after the Irene... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 8, 2013 - 3:50 pm
Above: The last FEMA trailer in the village of Schoharie being towed away from Mary and Jim Bryant's front yard on Thursday, April 4. Photo by Alison Bryant; used by permission of Schoharie Area Long Term Recovery.  The flood-ravaged village of Schoharie... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 8, 2013 - 10:37 am
A Prattsville home coated in ankle-deep mud after the 2011 Irene floods. Photo by All Hands Volunteers; published on Flickr under Creative Commons license. In August of 2011, flooding from Tropical Storm Irene wreaked incredible damage on the Greene... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 4, 2013 - 11:47 am
Above: A Flickr slideshow of photos taken during a DEP-led tour of the Gilboa Dam for local officials and media. Photos by Lissa Harris. Cross your fingers for good weather in Gilboa this summer. Weather permitting, a $400 million reconstruction project... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2013 - 12:41 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the deadline for registering for individual FEMA aid in 13 Sandy-affected counties will be extended, from March 29 to April 13, 2013. Among the 13 counties eligible for individual FEMA aid for Sandy storm losses... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 - 8:59 am
Above: Aerial imagery of a private property in Lexington that stands between the Greene County legislature and a project to stabilize a landslide that threatens Spruceton Road. Source: Greene County GIS web map. Seeing no other way to carry out a project... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 - 12:54 pm
National Weather Service forecasters are warning Catskills residents that high winds are expected to develop tonight and tomorrow, increasing the risk of downed trees and power outages across the region. The area is already under a flood watch, with heavy... Read more


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