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Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page


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Manhole covers blown off in downtown Albany

ALBANY -- National Grid is currently investigating why four manhole covers blew off early this morning near Broadway and Clinton.

According to Patrick Stella, spokesman for National Grid, there was an electrical short underground. He said this time of year it's not unusual for the melting snow to cause the chemicals from the street to drip underground and erode underground wires. This, in turn, would cause sparking, shorting and gases to build up.

Stella did say that this cause was a little different because a manhole cover blew off and damaged part of the Old English Pub's building.
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