By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014 - 4:41 pm
Look out, Catskills: Yet another round of thunderstorms is taking aim at the region, with the possibility of high winds, damaging hail and even the chance of a tornado.  As of late Tuesday afternoon, a line of storms is organizing in western New York and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 27, 2014 - 2:35 pm
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued Tuesday afternoon for central New York and the western Catskills region, including Delaware and Sullivan counties. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Hudson Valley Weather writes that the storms in the forecast are... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 21, 2013 - 1:53 pm
The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has issued a severe thunderstorm watch, effective until 9pm, for 45 counties in New York State as well as northwest Connecticut, western Massachusetts, and southern Vermont. The NWS warns that... 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 - 5:53 pm
Dutchess and Ulster County under severe thunderstorm warning. Via NY-Alert, 5:36pm: The National Weather Service In Albany Has Issued A * Severe Thunderstorm Warning For... Ulster County In East Central New York... Western Dutchess County In East Central... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012 - 5:28 pm
Update: As of 5:40pm, there is now a tornado warning in effect for Sullivan County. Via the NWS: BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY 540 PM EDT THU JUL 26 2012 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2012 - 12:40 pm
Yesterday's thunderstorms delivered some much-needed rain to the region -- but they also knocked out a piece of local infrastructure. The Daily Mail reports that the treatment plant that filters the water for the village of Coxsackie was struck by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 23, 2012 - 3:18 pm
Thunderstorms -- and possibly large hail -- are on their way into the Catskills from the west. Via NY-Alert: At 257 PM EDT...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated A Severe Thunderstorm Capable Of Producing Quarter Size Hail...And Damaging Winds... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 25, 2012 - 1:46 pm
Take cover, Greene and Columbia counties: At 1:15pm, the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning, in effect until 2:15, that warns of hail, lightning, and 60-mile-per-hour winds. From NY-Alert:  This Storm Was Located Near Athens...... Read more


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