...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNINGTHROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a* Flash Flood Watch for central and northern Vermont, as well asall of northern New York* From 11 AM EDT this morning through late Saturday night.* Numerous showers and embedded thunderstorms produced a swath ofheavy rainfall across central and northern portions of the NorthCountry since yesterday afternoon, with radar and automated gagereports indicating one and half to two and half inches of rainhave fallen. This rainfall has led to rapid rises of creeks andsmaller rivers.* Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will developacross the area during the afternoon hours today and againSaturday, with additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches orhigher expected through Saturday night. This additional rainfallwill likely cause additional rises on area creeks and rivers,with localized flash flooding a distinct possibility.
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