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Snow Showers Gradually Ending - Then Turning Bitter Cold and Windy

Snow showers are expected to gradually taper off in most areas by late morning or early afternoon, with additional accumulations of a dusting to an inch or so. Flurries may linger, especially to the East of the Hudson Valley. Strong gusty wind and bitterly cold air will follow the snow this afternoon into Saturday with -15 to -25 degree wind chills developing.

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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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