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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A major Nor'easter now developing off the mid Atlantic coast will put eastern New York and western New England on its western side through Tuesday.  Snow will become steadier from SE to NW across the region after midnight and towards daybreak Tuesday with snowfall of varying intensity through Tuesday evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 20-30 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions into Tuesday night. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.

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Consumer Price Index - September 2012

Some pretty big savings this month at the supermarket as CBS6 updates our monthly consumer index.

Here are some of the changing trends you can expect to find when you hit the store, based on the local averages.

Butter               Up $.13
Orange Juice    Up $.20

Coffee              No Change

Apples              Down $.05
Dozen Eggs      Down $.09
Gallon Milk      Down $.10
Carrots              Down $.29
White Bread      Down $.73
Cheese Slices    Down $1.00
Ground Beef     Down $1.00
White Rice        Down $1.24
Cheerios            Down $1.25

Steve Ammerman, at the New York State Farm Bureau tells CBS6 that our nation's drought is affecting many of the prices this month.

Ammerman also explained that the drop in beef prices was expected following the drought in the Midwest.

He says rice prices are falling because countries overseas have huge stockpiles.

Ammerman also says that rice prices will likely climb again as the drought in the U.S. affects the world market.
 
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