By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 - 3:54 pm
Heavy rain and warmer temperatures are pushing into the southern Catskills, melting snow on the ground and bringing an increased risk of flash flooding. An alert issued Tuesday afternoon by the National Weather Service in Binghamton urges Delaware,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 - 1:50 pm
Route 213 in the town of Ulster is currently closed due to flooding from heavy precipitation and a rising tide from the Rondout Creek, the New York State Department of Transportation announced around 1:20pm. The road is expected to be closed until... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 - 3:42 pm
Above: Flooding on Water Street in Athens. Photo by Lila Lobdell. Reproduced by permission. The swollen Hudson River poured into the Greene County waterfront village of Athens at high tide in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, prompting evacuations along... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 - 10:18 am
In Delaware County, thousands of homes are without power (mainly in Sidney and Roxbury) and there is a travel advisory issued for the roads. The county has lifted the state of emergency, however, and is not operating any shelters, has cut emergency... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 12:18 am
Above: Sandbags surrounding the Boiceville IGA Supermarket. Photo by Jen Dragon. Last year, Irene's floods tore through the heart of the Boiceville commercial district -- and the supermarket at the center of it. The Boiceville IGA Supermarket suffered... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 - 4:56 pm
Governor Andrew Cuomo just declared a state of emergency in New York as the region braces for the impact of Hurricane Sandy early next week. The move allows Cuomo to coordinate the emergency response effort.  In a long press release from Cuomo's office... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 - 2:35 pm
The forecast for Hurricane Sandy is still uncertain, but here at Watershed Post HQ we're preparing for the worst: A storm that dumps as much rain on us as Tropical Storm Irene did just over a year ago. Rainfall like that, coupled with the healthy levels... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 - 1:16 pm
Sullivan County manager David Fanslau posted a statement about preparations for Hurricane Sandy on the county's website Friday morning: (Monticello, NY 12:00pm) – Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau issued the following statement:  “The National Weather... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 - 1:13 pm
Ulster County Emergency Communications director Art Snyder wrote about Ulster County's storm preparations on Thursday afternoon. It's not too early to start laying plans for a potential disaster, Snyder writes: Hurricane Sandy is getting a lot of media... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 - 12:42 pm
Sent from Woodstock supervisor Jeremy Wilber on Friday, October 26: Beginning Tuesday, October 30th, it is possible a major weather event, Hurricane Sandy, may bring high winds and flooding to the Woodstock area. It is advised that all residents keep a... Read more


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