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Bitter Cold and Wind to Bring Dangerous Below Zero Wind Chills Through This Morning

Strong low pressure in the Gulf of Maine through today will continue to cause wind gusts locally from 30-35 mph through this afternoon.  The wind in combination with the bitterly cold air in place will drop wind chills to -15 to -25 degrees at times through this morning easing slightly to between -5 and -15 this afternoon as temperatures climb from morning lows near zero into the low to mid teens. Dress appropriately for the cold wearing layers, a hat and mittens and covering exposed skin surfaces to reduce the chance for frost bite which can develop in as little at 15-20 minutes on exposed skin surfaces.


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September 10, 1969 -- Reaching new 'Hites'

Updated: Tuesday, September 10 2013, 05:48 AM EDT
On this day back in 1969, the capital region was visited by Henry Hite.

He stood eight-feet, two-inches tall.
Hite was a national tour that included a stop at the old Crossroads Restaurant in Latham.

There, he was interviewed by dick beach, who stood just under six-feet tall.

Height said he hit his growth spurt when he was nine.

By 12, he was seven-feet tall... and reached 8' 2" when he was 15.September 10, 1969 -- Reaching new 'Hites'

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