New York News
6:10 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Public Input Sought On Mohawk River Watershed Management Plan

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A coalition of advocates for the Mohawk River has released a draft management plan that aims to help communities obtain funding to protect water quality and mitigate flooding. 

At a public forum Tuesday evening at Schenectady County Community College, about 100 concerned residents gathered to hear details of a draft Mohawk River Watershed Management Plan.

The plan is being prepared by the Mohawk River Watershed Coalition of Conservation Districts and the Mohawk River Watershed Advisory Committee.

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Capital Region News
12:10 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Montgomery County Executive: Emergency-Level Floods Are New Normal

Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort.
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Communities across New York's Mohawk Valley are working today to dry out and clean up after heavy rains late yesterday caused serious flooding and temporarily closed a portion of the Thruway. Hardest hit was Montgomery County, where County Executive Matt Ossenfort declared a state of emergency.

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Hudson Valley News
1:42 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Flood Prevention Strategies For Catskill To Be Presented At Public Meeting

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A task force that has been looking at ways to prevent flooding in a Greene County village will present its recommendations at a public meeting tonight.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Spring Snowmelt Brings Minor Flooding To Region

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Spring flooding has been occurring across the North Country this week as snowmelt runs into the region’s rivers and then flows into Lake Champlain. But most waters have receded and damage, if any, has been minor.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Cold Slows Floods, But Some Areas Still Underwater

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says damage from overnight flooding Tuesday into Wednesday was wide-ranging but receding.  He warned that Lake Champlain is nearing flood stage and will continue to rise in the coming days.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue April 15, 2014

4/15/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Associate Editor of the Times Union, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Spring flooding
Middle East
TU Stories

North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Weather Service Predicts Flood Risk For Vermont And Northern New York

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued its 2014 national spring flood risk report.  The weather service is predicting an increased threat of spring flooding in Vermont and northern New York due to continued cold temperatures that have kept the deep snow from melting.

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New England News
11:30 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Weather Service Warns of Floods in VT And NY

Spring flooding 2011 Clinton County NY
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The National Weather Service is warning of an increased threat of spring flooding in Vermont because of the continued cold temperatures that has kept the deep snow from melting.

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Hudson Valley News
7:14 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Flooding Task Force Issues Findings For Kingston

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A task force has come up with recommendations for the city of Kingston, New York on how to develop an action plan to make the city’s waterfront more resilient in the face of future storms.

Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo appointed the Waterfront Flooding Task Force in December 2012 to study and recommend actions in response to severe flooding on the Rondout and Hudson River waterfront from Hurricanes Sandy and Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. He says the following has emerged.

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Hudson Valley News
10:06 am
Sat October 5, 2013

Part Of A Flood Prone Parkway In Westchester Will Be Repaved

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A paving project is set to begin later this month on a Westchester parkway prone to flooding.

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