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Residents on edge over water levels

Thursdays rain brought minor flooding to Amsterdam. Here a truck moves through waters on West Main St.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Thursdays rain brought minor flooding to Amsterdam. Here a truck moves through waters on West Main St.
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Officials and residents along rivers or streams throughout the region were watching water levels Thursday night and this morning for possible flooding, as steady rainfall sent even more water into already saturated waterways. In Schenectady, city police and fire officials went door to door Thursday night in the areas expected to be impacted, warning residents and checking for problems, according to Mayor Gary McCarthy. Estimates Thursday evening from the National Weather Service had the Mohawk ...


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dagiacalone
June 14, 2013
8:31 a.m.

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As of 8 AM Friday, the Mohawk is going down at Riverside Park's esplanade and the Stockade. It crested at about 223', just below flood level. I've posted 10 photos taken around 6:30 at the Park and nearby at "suns along the Mohawk":
http://tinyurl.com/MohawkSchdy630

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