By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2012 - 9:49 pm
The Times Herald-Record reports that flash flooding rose quickly in downtown Livingston Manor earlier this evening, and a hazard was issued by the county around 6:30pm. Here's a photo shared on Facebook by Michael Ortiz: A reader on our Facebook wall... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2012 - 8:49 pm
The National Weather Service warns that the East Branch of the Delaware River is expected to crest above flood stage sometime before 2am in Margaretville and Arkville: 3 To 5 Inches Of Rain Has Fallen Across The Warned Area. Minor Flooding On The East... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2012 - 8:26 pm
The Ulster County town of Shandaken declared a state of emergency due to flash flooding around 8pm. The following roads are closed: Oliverea: Oliverea Road/Ulster Co. Rt. 47 McKinley Hollow Road Burnham Hollow Road Eagle Mtn. Road Deer Lane Phoenicia... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2012 - 6:26 pm
Heavy rainfall across the region today has streams and creeks rising, and a few spots are predicted to flood later this evening. The Beaverkill near Cooks Falls is predicted to reach minor flood stage later tonight. The river should crest at 11.5 feet... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Sep. 1, 2012 - 1:05 pm
On Thursday, August 30, the village of Margaretville came together to reflect on the Irene floods. Local videographer Jess Vecchione produced the video above, using footage taken at the ceremony. In it, she juxtaposes shots of the incredible devastation... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 - 2:57 pm
Matthew Avitabile, the mayor of the tiny Schoharie County village of Middleburgh, wants answers about last year's flood response from the powerful city and state agencies that operate two vast dams above the village. Today, the village sent out a press... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 - 5:58 pm
Above: A YouTube video from Prattsville's MudFest, held Saturday and Sunday, August 25 and 26. Video by Lance Wheeler. Over the weekend, several Catskills towns that got whomped by the Irene and Lee floods held events timed to commemorate the one-year... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 - 10:44 am
Prattsville residents are getting ready to get down and dirty this weekend. On August 28, 2011, Prattsville's Main Street was almost completely destroyed by the flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. A year later, don't expect the anniversary to be a somber... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 - 10:54 am
Above: The house of Dave Rikard, a week after the Irene floods devastated Prattsville's Main Street. Rikard appears in a New York Magazine feature story this month about Prattsville. Photo by Jay Harsevoort; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jul. 28, 2012 - 11:14 am
A flash flood watch is in effect across Eastern New York this morning, including Greene, Schoharie and Ulster counties: Through Sunday Morning * Showers And Embedded Thunderstorms Will Become More Numerous Across Much Of Eastern New York And Adjacent... Read more


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