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Significant Snow Storm Starting Later Tonight Through Monday

A significant snow storm will impact the region beginning late this evening and continuing through Monday.  Snow will become heavy at times after midnight and through Monday morning with snowfall rates of 1"-2" per hour.  This will lead to very poor travel conditions overnight and through much of the day on Monday.  Snow will become lighter Monday afternoon, but will likely not end until the evening.  Total snowfall accumulations for most regions look to reach 8"-14".

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June 5, 1970 - Snow removal protest

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1970 … a man in a Santa suit protesting against the high cost of snow removal in Albany - the city was picking up a 2 million dollar tab.

The protests came just over a year after the massive blizzard of 1969.

The category 2 nor'easter stranded thousands on roads and in airports.

94 deaths were attributed to the stormJune 5, 1970 - Snow removal protest


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