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Mohawk River stays within banks as weather moderates

Dave Butterworth of Albany photographs the ice melting on the Hudson River at the Corning Preserve in Albany on Sunday,
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Dave Butterworth of Albany photographs the ice melting on the Hudson River at the Corning Preserve in Albany on Sunday,
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Communities along the Mohawk River braced for flooding over the weekend but stayed well above water. Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Jeff Smith spent much of Sunday watching water rise around ice jams, but as of Sunday night said the fear of flooding was largely passed. “It’s very hard to predict what Mother Nature is going to do,” he said, “but I think it will all take care of itself.” The National Weather Service in ...


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dagiacalone
January 12, 2014
11:40 p.m.

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Sunday morning it looked like there would be no flooding at Schenectady and the Stockade. But, by 10 PM, the Mohawk River was at a standstill and near flood stage along Riverside Park, with water up to the top of the banks in the Park and in some backyards on Cucumber Alley. For photos from throughout the weekend, see
http://tinyurl.com/fickleMohawk

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