Jun 28, 2006 — Flood watches and warnings are in effect across much of the North Country this morning. The National Weather Service described the situation as "extremely dangerous" and reported that rising water has forced evacuations in the town of Herkimer.
A flash flood watch is in effect in Lewis County. Most of Hamilton County is under a flood warning. High water alerts have been posted for the areas around Old Forge, Speculator, and Indian Lake.
In Essex County, the National Weathers Service says high water is possible on the Ausable and the Boquet Rivers. As of last night, Lake George was already above flood stage.