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Around the Watershed

December Flooding in Ashokan Watershed and Resource for Homeowners

Res­i­dents of the Ashokan Water­shed unwrapped a present they prob­a­bly didn’t want this past Christ­mas in the form of sig­nif­i­cant flood­ing on many of our streams. Most of the Unit­ed States Geo­log­i­cal Sur­vey (USGS) stream gages report­ed that most of the flood­ing would be con­sid­ered a 10-Year Flood, which has a 10% chance of occur­ring […]

Request for Images from December Flood

The Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram (AWSMP) is request­ing images and video of flood­ing that occurred from last month’s rain-on-snowmelt storm of Christ­mas Eve into Christ­mas Day. We are most inter­est­ed in flood­ing that occurred in the Ashokan Water­shed munic­i­pal­i­ties of Hur­ley, Olive, Shan­dak­en, and Wood­stock. Images of water spilling out over stream­banks, over­top­ping roads, […]

Major Flooding Underway

The Eso­pus Creek is fore­cast to reach major flood stage this morn­ing. The Nation­al Weath­er Ser­vice has issued a flood warn­ing. You can mon­i­tor actu­al stream con­di­tions at the U.S. Geo­log­i­cal Sur­vey links for indi­vid­ual stream gages below:Cold­brookAllabenIf you are stay­ing in a home or rental prop­er­ty locat­ed adja­cent to a stream in the flood­plain, […]

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