October 1st flood

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 - 4:21 pm
7pm update: Add Schoharie, Ulster, and Greene Counties to Friday's forecast. Also, add "localized amounts of up to 6 inches" of rain, and some snow at high altitudes. This is starting to look a little grim.  There's another flood watch on for much of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 - 2:15 pm
Finally! From the Daily Mail. 
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 - 9:54 am
An unworldly photo of a rainbow over the Ashokan reservoir, taken by NYC DEP intern Cailee Nicole. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection is planning to drain the Ashokan Reservoir of about 450 million gallons per day for the next few... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 - 10:43 pm
If there's a contest for which village got the worst of it in the October 1st floods, Catskill is probably winning. Sure, Phoenicia had some road damage, and their Main Street smelled like fuel oil for a couple of days. And we heard there were fish on the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 - 11:29 am
If so, be sure to fill out a FEMA damage-assessment form and give it to your town code enforcement officer. The Woodland Valley View points out the importance of documenting just how much damage was done in the October 1st floods: If you own a business or... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 - 3:39 pm
Prolific Flickr photographer Doug Kerr, who goes by "dougtone" on the photo sharing site, visited Buttermilk Falls the day after last week's flooding and found a raging cataract, pictured above. (The falls are located in Fergusonville, near Davenport... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 - 9:16 pm
Catskill residents, boil your water until further notice. The Daily Mail announced the alert at 1:30 this afternoon. High levels of turbidity have occurred at the water filter plant due to the high volume of run off from the recent rain storms, according... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 - 2:46 pm
We were hoping yesterday's widespread flooding didn't claim any lives, but it seems that's not the case. A body of a woman was found around noon today in the Neversink reservoir, said Zone Sergeant James Rafferty out of the State Police barracks in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 - 9:46 am
According to a press release issued by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office at 6:30 this morning, the state of emergency has been lifted in all towns in the county, and the roads are open. But they do caution: Some roads remain affected within the county... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 - 10:22 pm
We're covering today's flooding across the Catskills with lists of closings, photos, and your reports as fast as we can type them. Help us out: Email us photos or information about road closures and flooding, or post your info in the comments section... Read more


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