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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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The Bottom Line : Another Phone Scam Warning

Updated: Friday, October 4 2013, 09:36 PM EDT
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A Bottom Line Alert about a phone scam making the rounds.
   
The Washington County Sheriff's Office says they received reports of two separate suspicious phone calls Wednesday night, in which the caller posed as police.

In both cases, officials say the caller identified himself as "Detective Abraham" from an unknown police department - and the caller ID showed up as "V of G Police Department."
   
Police say the caller told whoever picked up the phone that they owed money, and that a warrant was out for their arrest.
   
This is very similar to other phone scams that CBS 6's Dori Marlin has warned about in the past.

The "real" officials tell Dori, they never collect money owed via phone - so if you get one of the calls, don't give out any money or personal information, and instead hang up immediately.
The Bottom Line : Another Phone Scam Warning


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