Flood watch issued for area

The National?Weather?Service in?Albany announced a flood watch will be in effect starting at noon today.

The flood watch – which includes Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties – is scheduled to last until 6 p.m. Sunday.

There is a potential for flooding based on the forecast, a news release said. Rainfall of up to 1 inch and melting snow could combine to cause flooding. Ice jam flooding on rivers and streams is a possibility, the release said.