Flood watch issued

PHOTOGRAPHER:
Above, flooding on West Eighth Avenue near North Arlington Avenue this morning in Gloversville. (The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan)

Above, flooding on West Eighth Avenue near North Arlington Avenue this morning in Gloversville. According to the National Weather Service, Fulton, Hamilton and Montgomery counties are currently under a flood watch until 8 a.m. Saturday. The warning is in place because recent rainfall and snow melt has resulted in nearly saturated grounds across the area. A storm system is expected to bring 1 to 1.5 inches rainfall today and tonight. Another storm system is expected to bring additional rainfall to the area Thursday into Friday night increasing the

potential for flooding.

By Patricia Older

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