Powerful storms sweep across region

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COPAKE, N.Y. (AP) – Torrential rains from a cluster of severe thunderstorms rumbling across upstate New York caused local flooding.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning in the Albany area Wednesday amid multiple reports of flooding. There were tornado warnings in Sullivan County for several hours in the afternoon, though there were no reports of a twister touching down.
Weather service meteorologists investigating reports of a possible tornado near Copake in Columbia County on Tuesday found no evidence of a twister.
Forecasters expect storm conditions to remain until Thursday.

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