By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 30, 2014 - 11:15 am
Above: A graphic from the National Weather Service in Binghamton, showing the flood watch area across upstate New York and Pennsylvania that is in effect Wednesday through early Thursday morning.  Heavy rains are in the forecast for eastern New York and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014 - 11:09 am
People across the Catskills awoke this morning to find April's first green shoots covered in snow. Above: A row of icicles that sprouted overnight from a Margaretville roof gleams under a dazzling blue sky. Photo by Lissa Harris. According to snow reports... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014 - 9:30 am
Above: Temperatures around upstate New York around 8 a.m. this morning, showing a cold front moving east across the region. The National Weather Service in Albany writes: "Current 8 a.m. temperature in Albany is 63 degrees while behind the cold front in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Mar. 30, 2014 - 10:25 pm
Roads in the higher elevations of the Catskills are dangerously slick tonight, especially in the western Catskills counties of Delaware and Sullivan, where the National Weather Service's Binghamton office has issued a special weather bulletin about bands... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014 - 3:39 pm
A mix of heavy rains in the forecast, late-spring snow still clinging to mountain slopes, and still-frozen ground could be a recipe for flash flooding in the Catskills region Saturday night through Monday, forecasters warn.  Heavy rain is expected to move... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 20, 2014 - 2:50 pm
Photo by Lissa Harris. Snow flurries heralded the first day of spring in the upper altitudes of the Catskills today, and there's a chance for more snow showers on Friday. But on Margaretville's Main Street, snowdrops blooming in front of the village hall... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 17, 2014 - 4:09 pm
Above: A view of New York City's Cannonsville Reservoir in late spring. Photo by Flickr user kmitschke; published under Creative Commons license. A sound that won't be heard on most of New York City's reservoirs this summer: The whir of electric trolling... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 10, 2014 - 10:30 am
Above: Still deep winter at the icy cathedral of Kaaterskill Falls. Photo taken March 5 by Rebecca Balzac; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. The Northeast is bracing for yet another late-season snowstorm, due to hit the Catskills region on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014 - 1:43 pm
The village of Fleischmanns is currently under a boil water advisory due to a break in the water main.  Village officials think there may be more than one leak in the system, deputy mayor Ben Fenton told the Watershed Post. "Because of the severity of the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 - 4:29 pm
Above: Storm-felled trees on New York City-owned land on Houck Mountain, northeast of the Cannonsville Reservoir in Beerston, NY, in May of 2013. Photos courtesy of NYC DEP. Blame it on the rain -- and the wind, and the torrential flooding. In the past... Read more


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