By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010 - 5:02 pm
The Daily Freeman reports the town of Ulster is considering evacuations along Orlando Street because of Esopus Creek flooding. The Ulster County Red Cross will be opening a shelter in Kingston at 6pm.  Below: Live updating graph from NOAA of water levels... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010 - 4:11 pm
Delhi resident Keith Daury, whose backyard was overtaken by the swollen West Branch of the Delaware River this afternoon, decided to make the best of it. "I think I lost my picnic table," he said.  
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010 - 9:40 am
Yesterday's rain is swelling creeks and rivers throughout the Catskills region, and prompting a round of flood alerts. News 10: Schoharie County under flood watch. Daily Freeman: Flood warnings for Esopus and Rondout creeks; flood watch for Ulster and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 22, 2010 - 11:40 am
March flowers: Female flowers of the silver maple, Acer saccharinum In 1922, T.S. Eliot called April the cruelest month. Since then, global warming may have pushed the ficklest season’s sweet torments into March. As of last weekend, it’s officially spring... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 - 9:32 am
Weather watchers are expecting moderate flooding this weekend around the Catskills region, but nothing massive. That's great news, considering the epic snowfall we got this month. A slow thaw over the past week has local emergency responders breathing a... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2010 - 3:43 pm
Today's New York Post profiles three Catskill mountains--Hunter, Windham and Plattekill--and exhorts New Yorkers to keep hitting the slopes til Easter. (And don't forget Belleayre!) All the late-season snow has been a literal windfall for skiers. Check... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 8, 2010 - 5:46 pm
Catskills tsunami: A couple of feet of snow in late winter, followed by heavy rain. Anybody who was in the Margaretville area in 1996 can attest to the awesome might of a little poorly-timed rain. (Fourteen years ago, I was standing on my mother's front... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Mar. 4, 2010 - 3:58 pm
Realtor Jennifer Grimes just got her power back on after a week of no electricity--and now the phone's out. Wait, now the power's out again, too. Rats. Seems a tree fell down behind Brooks’ Chestnut Woods and broke a phone pole. WIll investigate (and... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010 - 11:14 am
The Daily Freeman reports.
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 - 12:34 pm
Forget feet--we're now measuring snow depth in babies. That's at least two and a half, there. Photo, "Finnegan Digs Out," by Watershed Post reader Peter Manning.


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