FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, New York, and southern Vermont, including the following areas, in northwestern Connecticut, Northern Litchfield and Southern Litchfield. In western Massachusetts, Northern Berkshire and Southern Berkshire. In New York, Eastern Albany, Eastern Columbia, Eastern Dutchess, Eastern Greene, Eastern Rensselaer, Eastern Schenectady, Eastern Ulster, Montgomery, Northern Fulton, Northern Saratoga, Northern Warren, Northern Washington, Schoharie, Southeast Warren, Southern Fulton, Southern Herkimer, Southern Saratoga, Southern Washington, Western Albany, Western Columbia, Western Dutchess, Western Greene, Western Rensselaer, Western Schenectady, and Western Ulster. In southern Vermont, Bennington, Eastern Windham, and Western Windham. * From noon EDT today through late tonight
* Widespread showers and thunderstorms with areas of torrential rainfall are expected to overspread the region this afternoon and evening. The threat for heavy rainfall could continue well into the overnight hours.
* A widespread 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is likely with localized amounts of 2 to 4 inches. Localized rainfall rates in excess of 2 inches an hour are possible where persistent heavy rainfall occurs or where thunderstorms repeatedly move over the same areas. This will result in the potential for flash flooding, especially in urban and poor drainage areas.