Flash flood watch for eastern Catskills

Above: A post from the Albany office of the National Weather Service's Facebook page today. 

Parts of the Catskills could get "torrential" rainfall of as much to 1 to 2 inches per hour tonight, according to the National Weather Service.

The eastern Catskills -- Ulster, Schoharie and Greene counties -- are under a flash flood watch issued by the NWS's Albany office. The rains are expected to begin close to midnight tonight, Tuesday, August 12. The flood watch expires at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13. 

The western Catskills region, including Delaware and Sullivan counties, may receive at least 2 to 3 inches of rainfall tonight, according to a separate weather statement from NWS Albany.

According to NWS Albany's Facebook page, "the greatest threat will be from midnight tonight through Wednesday, with a threat for flash flooding during this time."