By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 - 11:32 am
Above: “The Huckleberry Brook Dancing Bear,” by David Barry, winner of the 2011 Watershed Post’s “Best-Kept Secret in the Catskills” photo contest. Submit your photo to the 2012 "Great Outdoors Experience" photo contest and win a dinner at Peekamoose. To... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jul. 28, 2012 - 11:14 am
A flash flood watch is in effect across Eastern New York this morning, including Greene, Schoharie and Ulster counties: Through Sunday Morning * Showers And Embedded Thunderstorms Will Become More Numerous Across Much Of Eastern New York And Adjacent... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012 - 9:14 pm
Above: Rainbow over the Gypsy Wolf Cantina in Woodstock around 8pm this evening. Photo by Mara Dean; reproduced with permission. Fast-moving thunderstorms tore across New York State like a freight train today. In the Catskills, the feared tornadoes never... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012 - 4:37 pm
With major storms -- and tornadoes -- rolling into upstate New York this afternoon and evening, a lot of people across the Catskills are anxious to keep tabs on the weather. (Here in New Kingston, we've still got mostly blue skies for now.) Here are a few... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012 - 3:20 pm
Above: A map showing the categorical outlook for today's predicted storms. Source: NOAA.   Welcome to summer weather, folks! As a countless number of sources are screaming for you to stay indoors and batten down the hatches this afternoon and evening, we... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012 - 11:25 am
Much of New York State is under special weather warnings for this afternoon and evening, with forecasters predicting severe thunderstorms, high wind, large hail, and possibly even tornadoes. The National Weather Service warns of the threat of severe... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jul. 23, 2012 - 10:59 am
It's a first -- the Watershed Post is partnering with the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce to produce a print (yes, print!) and online guide to the Catskills outdoors, just in time for the Central Catskills Great Outdoors Experience Festival on... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2012 - 10:06 am
Above: Early morning fishing at the Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskills. Photo submitted to our Flickr Pool by Timothy E. Cox. We've been getting a lot of great photos in our Flickr group pool lately. Below, please enjoy some gorgeous shots of local... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 16, 2012 - 10:00 am
A little rain over the weekend was welcome, after a summer that's been unusually dry so far. But upstate New York is still pretty parched, raising the risk of wildfires, causing normally gushing streams to run at a trickle, and threatening drinking water... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 12, 2012 - 9:56 am
Above: A screenshot from the website of the Catskill Park Resource Foundation, which is seeking to mount a $5 million campaign to rebrand the Catskills region. The CPRF is currently running a contest seeking Catskills slogans; the winner will receive $1,... Read more


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