Town of Adams Emergency Management

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05/13/2019
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...AREAS OF WET SNOW AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.... Rain this afternoon is expected to become wet snow this evening for elevations above 1000ft as temperatures cool into the low to mid- 30s. Accumulations should mainly occur above 1500ft. Total amounts will range from coatings...

05/12/2019
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...AREAS OF WET SNOW WILL CONTINUE MAINLY OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON... At 4:00 pm rain was still mixing with snow especially over higher elevations above 1000 feet in the Taconics, Berkshires and southern Green Mountains. A slushy inch or two of snow could accumulate in some areas t...

04/27/2019
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...GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON... Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible this afternoon across portions of the Mohawk Valley, eastern Catskills, Schoharie Valley, Helderbergs, Capital Region, the central and northern Taconics and the Berkshires. These winds may bring down some small tree limbs and or b...

04/02/2019
Town of Adams Forest Warden Department

Town of Adams Forest Warden Department

Open Burning will not be allowed on Wednesday, April 3rd due to unfavorable weather conditions creating Elevated Fire Risk.

04/02/2019
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...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 10 PM EDT WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM to 10 PM EDT Wednesday. * Location...The western and southern Adirondacks, Mohawk and Schoharie Valleys, eastern Catskills, Lake George Sarat...

04/02/2019
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...ELEVATED FIRE RISK FOR WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS WEDNESDAY APRIL 3RD... An elevated fire risk will be in place for Wednesday, April 3rd across the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. Altogether, there is little to no snowpack in place, as well as little forecast precipitation associated with a coast...

04/01/2019
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...ELEVATED FIRE RISK FOR MASSACHUSETTS ON MONDAY, APRIL 1... There is an elevated fire risk across Massachusetts for Monday, April 1st, from 8 am to 6 pm, due to forecast low relative humidity of around 20 percent as well as westerly winds gusting 25 to 35 mph. Primary concerns are with open grass....

03/21/2019
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...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM FRIDAY TO NOON EDT SATURDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches expected, although locally up to 14 inches across parts of the Rensselaer Plateau. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...In New York, Eastern Renss...

03/10/2019
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...AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN THIS EVENING... Light freezing rain is ongoing over portions of southern Vermont and the northern Berkshires. Pittsfield, North Adams, and Bennington remain above freezing, but temperatures are below freezing at higher elevations in the Greens and northern Berkshires....

03/09/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM EDT SUNDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of one to two inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected. * WHERE...Northern Berkshire County. * WHEN...From 4 AM to 5 PM EDT Sunday. * A...

03/09/2019
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...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 4 PM EDT SUNDAY... The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 AM to 4 PM EDT Sunday. * Location...Western Adirondacks, northern and central Taconics, southern Green Mountains, and Berkshires. * Winds...East to....

03/04/2019
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...AN AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL AFFECT MUCH OF LITCHFIELD...BERKSHIRE...ULSTER...DUTCHESS...COLUMBIA... SOUTHEASTERN GREENE...SOUTHEASTERN RENSSELAER...SOUTHEASTERN BENNINGTON AND SOUTHWESTERN WINDHAM COUNTIES... At 129 AM EST, an area of moderate to heavy snow was located along a line ext...

03/03/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches expected. * WHERE...The northern Berkshires and Windham County Vermont. * WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM EST Monday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slipp...

03/03/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches expected. * WHERE...The eastern Catskills, Mid Hudson Valley, central and southern Taconics and Berkshires. * WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 A...

03/02/2019
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...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 7 or more inches possible. * WHERE...The eastern Catskills, mid Hudson Valley, central and southern Taconics and Berkshires. * WHEN...From Sunday afternoon throug...

02/26/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. * WHERE...Capital District, Lake George Saratoga Region, Taconics, Mid Hudson Valley, Berkshires, northwestern Connecticut, and southern Vermont. * WHEN...

02/26/2019

Emergency Shelter is being opened at the Adams Visitor's Center. If transport is needed contact Adams Police at 413-743-1212.

02/26/2019
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...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT... ...HIGH WIND WARNING HAS EXPIRED... The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until midnight EST tonight. * Locations...All of eastern New York and adjacent western New England. * Winds...West 20 to....

02/24/2019
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...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST MONDAY... The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Monday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. * Locations...The Berkshires of Massachusetts a...

02/23/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST SUNDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations less than one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze to one tenth of an inch expected. Southeast winds may gust to 30 to 40 mph over t...

02/23/2019
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...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday evening. * Locations...The Hudson River Valley, Taconics, Berkshires and southern Vermont. * Winds...W...

02/23/2019
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...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday evening. * Locations...The Hudson River Valley, Taconics, Berkshires and southern Vermont. * Winds...W...

Adams Police Department
02/20/2019

Adams Police Department

Please note that on Saturday, February 23rd, that Hoosac Street will be closed to thru traffic between 8:30am and 1:30pm for the funeral of Massachusetts State Trooper Michael Kleiner

02/19/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of around one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch expected. * WHERE...Southern Vermont, western Massachusetts, and the Capital Distric...

02/18/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Periods of snow may mix with light freezing rain or freezing drizzle this morning. Additional snow accumulations of one to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. * WHERE...The Moha...

02/17/2019
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches expected. * WHERE...Mohawk and Schoharie Valleys, Greater Capital Region including the Helderbergs, eastern Catskills, mid Hudson Valley, Taconics, Berk...

02/16/2019
Officer Darren Derby

Officer Darren Derby

My heart is in pieces this morning after waking up at 4am to find you had taken your last breath before the clock struck 12. We worked many shifts together and often backing up the other. Your large stature, your gigantic smile and your smooth charisma always brought a smile to my face.
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Mike, you were a warrior through and through. Your love for the job was admirable. You sir, are a hero! You will be missed but never forgotten. It was our pleasure shutting down half the city this morning to assist your brothers and sisters of the Massachusetts State Police with getting you home. Trooper Michael Kleiner, Thank you for your service sir, we'll take it from here. God Speed. 👮🏻‍♂️💯🙏😪



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02/12/2019
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Mixed precipitation will fall across the area late this afternoon with continued hazardous travel. A mix of snow and sleet will fall, along with some freezing rain in the mid-Hudson valley. Accumulations of snow and sleet from 4 pm to 6 pm will be less than an inch. A glaze of freezing rain will occ...

02/12/2019
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Snowfall will intensify as we head into the afternoon with snowfall rates of 1 to even 2 inches an hour at times especially along and north of Interstate 90. Travel conditions will become difficult to dangerous due to snow covered roadways and poor visibilities. Motorists are urged to exercise extre...

02/11/2019
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...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 6 to 10 inches and ice accumulations of a tenth to quarter of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph across the Berkshires and T...

02/11/2019
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...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TUESDAY TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY... The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 4 PM Tuesday to 7 AM EST Wednesday. * Winds...East to southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * Timing...Late Tuesday afternoon thr...

02/10/2019
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...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Potential for heavy snow Tuesday changing to sleet and freezing rain Tuesday evening into Tuesday night. Possible total snow and sleet accumulations in excess of 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one t...

02/09/2019

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Update: Wind Advisory issued February 8 at 10:56PM EST expiring February 9 at 3:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY
Areas Affected: Eastern Columbia; Montgomery; Eastern Schenectady; Western Ulster; Southern Fulton; Western Greene; Southern Berkshire; Northern Berkshire; Northern Warren; Southeast Warren; Eastern Dutchess; Western Windham; Schoharie; Western Albany; Western Rensselaer; Northern Herkimer; Eastern Albany; Bennington; Northern Saratoga; Western Schenectady; Eastern Windham; Southern Saratoga; Southern Litchfield; Northern Fulton; Eastern Rensselaer; Hamilton; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Northern Litchfield; Southern Herkimer
* Winds...West or northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing...Until 3 PM Saturday.

* Impacts...Strong winds may blow down tree limbs, isolated trees,
and power lines. Isolated to scattered power outages are
possible.

* Location...The Capital District, Mohawk Valley, western and
southern Adirondacks, Lake George Saratoga Region, Schoharie
Valley, Helderbergs, eastern Catskills, Taconics, Berkshires,
northwestern Connecticut and southern Vermont.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

02/06/2019

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued February 6 at 3:24PM EST expiring February 7 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Albany NYAreas Affected: Southern Berkshire; Northern Berkshire; Northern Warren; Southern Litchfield; Southeast Warren; Western Windham; Bennington; Northern Saratoga; Southern Washington; Eastern Windham; Northern Washington; Northern Litchfield* WHAT...Freezing rain accretion from a light glaze to a quarter inch. * WHERE...Southern Vermont, northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, and the Lake George Saratoga region in eastern New York. * WHEN...Until 10 AM EST Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Wednesday evening and Thursday morning commutes. Isolated power outages are possible. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

01/30/2019
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...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 35 below zero expected. * WHERE...Schoharie, Western Greene and Western Ulster Counties in New York. * WHEN...From 5 PM this afternoon to 1 P...

01/29/2019
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...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches expected. The biggest snow totals will be in higher elevations. * WHERE...Southern Vermont, and Berkshire County in western Massachuset...

01/23/2019

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued January 23 at 3:38AM EST expiring January 23 at 6:00PM EST by NWS Albany NYAreas Affected: Eastern Columbia; Eastern Schenectady; Eastern Albany; Bennington; Eastern Greene; Western Columbia; Eastern Windham; Southern Berkshire; Northern Berkshire; Southern Saratoga; Western Windham; Eastern Rensselaer; Southern Washington; Western Rensselaer* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of a light glaze expected. * WHERE...Greater Capital District, southern Washington County, the northern and central Taconics, the Berkshires and southern Vermont. * WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 6 PM EST this evening. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.

01/22/2019

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 22 at 3:50PM EST expiring January 23 at 6:00PM EST by NWS Albany NYAreas Affected: Eastern Columbia; Eastern Schenectady; Eastern Albany; Bennington; Eastern Greene; Western Columbia; Eastern Windham; Southern Berkshire; Northern Berkshire; Southern Saratoga; Western Windham; Eastern Rensselaer; Southern Washington; Western Rensselaer* WHAT...Freezing rain is expected with some sleet and possibly light snow mixed in during the morning. A changeover to plain rain is expected during the afternoon. Ice accumulations of less than one tenth of an inch expected. * WHERE...Greater Capital District, southern Washington County, the northern and central Taconics, the Berkshires and southern Vermont. * WHEN...From 9 AM to 6 PM EST Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

01/22/2019

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Wind Chill Warning issued January 22 at 3:59AM EST expiring January 22 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Albany NYAreas Affected: Montgomery; Eastern Columbia; Bennington; Western Ulster; Northern Saratoga; Southern Fulton; Western Schenectady; Western Greene; Southern Berkshire; Northern Berkshire; Northern Warren; Southeast Warren; Western Windham; Northern Fulton; Schoharie; Eastern Rensselaer; Hamilton; Southern Washington; Western Albany; Northern Washington; Northern Herkimer; Southern Herkimer* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 15 to 30 below zero. * WHERE...Eastern Catskills, Schoharie Valley, western and central Mohawk Valley, southern Adirondacks, Lake George Saratoga Region, Green Mountains of southern Vermont, the Berkshires, and northern and Central Taconics. * WHEN...Until 7 AM EST this morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken.

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