Flash Flooding http://wamc.org en State Of Emergency Declared In Montgomery County Due To Flooding http://wamc.org/post/state-emergency-declared-montgomery-county-due-flooding <p>Heavy rains Friday caused flooding in parts of the region. A state of emergency was declared for Montgomery County, New York as flooding lead to the closure of several roads and the evacuation of homes.</p><p><a href="http://leaderherald.com/page/content.detail/id/566109/State-of-Emergency-declared-in-Montgomery-County-sues-restaurant.html?nav=5011">According the Leader-Herald</a>, Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort declared the state of emergency around 9 pm Friday. Residents were urged to avoid unnecessary travel.</p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 10:50:30 +0000 Lucas Willard 92613 at http://wamc.org Wednesday's Rain http://wamc.org/post/wednesdays-rain <p><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">The Albany-area gets a quick demonstration of flash flooding … <font size="2">T</font>he National Weather Service defines a flash flood as "rapidly rising water that usually occurs within two hours of the start of high intensity rain." Wednesday afternoon In the city of Albany, it took little more than five minutes for mother nature to produce a small demonstration of the phenomenon. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:02:26 +0000 Dave Lucas 68920 at http://wamc.org Wednesday's Rain More Rain Floods Vermont Roads, Spills Over Rivers http://wamc.org/post/more-rain-floods-vermont-roads-spills-over-rivers <p></p><p></p><p>With multiple drownings in fast-moving rivers in recent days, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin is warning people to be extremely cautious about trying to beat the heat at their favorite swimming hole. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 68576 at http://wamc.org More Rain Floods Vermont Roads, Spills Over Rivers Constant Rain Leads to Numerous Problems Across North Country http://wamc.org/post/constant-rain-leads-numerous-problems-across-north-country <p></p><p></p><p>The incessant rain is causing scores of problems in northern New York and Vermont - from flash flooding and road wash outs to train delays.&nbsp; With two drownings in the past 72 hours, officials are reiterating their call for caution. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 68578 at http://wamc.org Constant Rain Leads to Numerous Problems Across North Country