Tornado Watch Issued For Dutchess, Ulster

As Tropical Storm Isaias hits the region, a Tornado Watch has now been issued for many counties north of I-84, including Dutchess and Ulster.

A look at wind gust strength.
A look at wind gust strength. Photo Credit: National Weather Service

The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4.

An earlier Tornado Watch that included Putnam, Orange, Rockland and Westchester counties, expires at 4 p.m.

In addition to Dutchess and Ulster, the new Tornado Watch includes Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren and Washington. The watch does not include Sullivan County.

Isaias is tracking north-northwest, bringing heavy rain and strong winds.

This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

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