Weather Alert: Flash Food Warning, Sunday, Oct 29

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Issuing Office: Albany Source: National.Weather.Service 5:14am EDT, Sun Oct 29 ... FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR * ALL OF EASTERN NEW YORK AND WESTERN NEW ENGLAND. * FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. * A WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE REGION FROM … {Read more...}

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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... A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN COLUMBIA... SOUTHEASTERN ALBANY... NORTHEASTERN GREENE AND SOUTHERN RENSSELAER COUNTIES... AT 242 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NEW BALTIMORE, OR 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF CHATHAM, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND DIME SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. THIS STORM WILL BE NEAR... KINDERHOOK AROUND 245 PM … {Read more...}

Severe Thunderstorm & Flash Flood Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 354 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN CONNECTICUT THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT LITCHFIELD IN MASSACHUSETTS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS BERKSHIRE IN NEW YORK THIS WATCH INCLUDES 13 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK ALBANY COLUMBIA DUTCHESS GREENE … {Read more...}

Bear Sighting

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HPD is investigating three separate bear sightings that have occurred within the city this morning.  The bear, reported to be a cub or small adult, was first sighted at Fairview Ave and Green Street at 8:07 a.m., then behind 145 Green Street a half hour later, and most recently in front of 876 Columbia Street at 8:47 a.m. The state DEC recommends reducing food sources outside by cleaning … {Read more...}

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Columbia County in east central New York... East central Greene County in east central New York... * Until 545 PM EDT * At 458 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Coxsackie, or near Hudson, moving east at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar … {Read more...}