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Schoharie County wants to fix 6 rain gauges

Data unavailable during ’11 floods

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Schoharie County is organizing a group of radio technicians to evaluate a half-dozen rain gauges that would have come in handy last year during Tropical Storm Irene’s pounding rainfall. The National Weather Service already has volunteers with rudimentary rain gauges able to make reports in times of emergencies. But the lack of power, Internet and telephone service during last year’s flooding hampered efforts to determine exactly how much rain was falling in the Schoharie Valley. ...

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