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Snow Develops Tuesday Afternoon, Transitions to Sleet and Freezing Rain at Night

The next storm will spread snow into the region from the mid to late afternoon on Tuesday with a transition to sleet then freezing rain in many areas prior to midnight.  Snow accumulations prior to the switch will be variable and depedent on the exact timing of the changeover but in general appear will range from 2"-4".  Locally 3"-6" of snow will be possible in the Mohawk valley, Adirondacks, Lake George-Saratoga Region, Vermont and the Berkshires where snow is more likely to last longer.  0.10" to 0.15" of ice accretion will be possible into early Wednesday morning on top of the snow.

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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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