By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 27, 2011 - 11:44 am
Thunderstorms last night have knocked out power to thousands of people in Ulster and Sullivan Counties, according to news accounts. The Daily Freeman says central Ulster County was hit hard: In all, there are 87,705 Central Hudson customers in Ulster... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 19, 2011 - 2:07 pm
The National Weather Service is warning of heavy thunderstorms across the region, this afternoon and tonight: Severe Thunderstorm Watch 307 Is In Effect Until 800 PM EDT For The Following Locations Ny . New York Counties Included Are Albany... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 28, 2011 - 8:27 am
Radar image of severe thunderstorms over eastern New York and Pennsylvania at 8:20am. Via the National Weather Service, Binghamton station. It was a wild weather night for much of the Catskills region. Here in Andes, wind and rain reached a fever pitch... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 28, 2011 - 7:45 am
From now until 8am, watch out for thunderstorms so fierce that they might produce tornadoes in Sullivan County, according to NY Alert: The National Weather Service In Binghamton Has Issued A * Tornado Warning For... Sullivan County In Central New York... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2011 - 8:36 am
On Saturday, the Watershed Post attended the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program's annual Ashokan Watershed Conference. The subject this year was a timely one: "Flood Resilience for Towns, Businesses and Landowners." We'll be posting about what we... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 28, 2011 - 1:29 pm
For most of us, the arrival of the first buds of early spring is a welcome sign that winter's on its way out. For an ecologist, every unfolding blossom is a data point. By making careful records of when each plant begins to bloom, scientists hope to paint... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2011 - 8:47 am
The vernal equinox might have come and gone three days ago, but in typical Catskills fashion, no one has alerted the local weather gods yet. Snow, sleet and high winds are on the way or already raging across the state, and conditions are expected to be... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 3:46 pm
Posted on the Sullivan County website this morning: County Manager David Fanslau issued the following statement: “As of 8:00 AM there are some County Roads that are flooded, some with shoulder damage from water runoff, and some with mud slides.  The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 8:23 am
Sidney supervisor Bob McCarthy has declared a state of emergency in the area of the Fowler Finch Dam. Here's the press release we received from Delaware County around 7am: Town of Sidney Supervisor Robert McCarthy has declared a State of Emergency... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011 - 5:18 pm
Within the last hour, we received press releases from emergency coordinators about flooding predictions for tonight and tomorrow. Here's the Delaware County press release: The Delaware County Emergency Operations Center was opened at 1300 hours today in... Read more


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