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  • Special Weather Statement for Albany County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 03 at 10:51PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, August 3, 2015 at 10:51 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, August 3, 2015 at 11:30 p.m.
  • ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN ALBANY...
    SOUTHEASTERN SCHENECTADY...NORTHWESTERN RENSSELAER AND SOUTH CENTRAL
    SARATOGA COUNTIES...
    AT 1049 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR ROTTERDAM...MOVING
    EAST AT 35 MPH.
    LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    ALBANY...SCHENECTADY...TROY...ROTTERDAM...COHOES...WATERVLIET...
    RENSSELAER...COLONIE...LATHAM...DELMAR...GUILDERLAND...NISKAYUNA...
    MENANDS...VOORHEESVILLE...GREEN ISLAND...WATERFORD...ALTAMONT...
    AVERILL PARK...WYANTSKILL AND CENTER BRUNSWICK.
    TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY
    CAUSE LOCALIZED POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
    THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.
    FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
    LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
    SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.