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Severe T'Storms Possible Wednesday Afternoon and Evening

A line of downpours and heavy thunderstorms will likely develop across the region Wednesday afternoon and evening producing some much needed and beneficial rainfall.  A few of the thunderstorms, however, could become severe producing localized damaging wind gusts and large hail as well as frequent lightning with the severe weather potential threat period running roughly from 2pm - 9pm. Be Weather Aware on Wednesday

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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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