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Light to Moderate Snowfall Through Friday Morning - Bitter Cold Friday Night

Light snow will overspread the region through the morning hours leading to slick roads and subsequent slow travel conditions.  Expect an average of 2"-5" of snow through the early afternoon on Friday with pockets of 6"+ in the Mohawk valley, Lake George - Saratoga Region, Adirondacks, VT, and the northern Berkshires.  Strong gusty wind and bitterly cold air will follow the snow for Friday night and Saturday with -15 to -25 degree wind chills developing.

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May 24, 1968: USS Schenectady launched

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in 1968,  the USS Schenectady was launched.

It was the 5th Newport class tank landing ship… they were faster and trimmer versions of the landing ships used during world war 2.

The Schenectady helped support u-s forces in Vietnam, as well as operations desert shield and desert storm.

It was decommissioned in 1993, but 11 years later it was purposely sunk in a demonstration of a b-52 dropped laser guided weapon.May 24, 1968: USS Schenectady launched


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