Weather Alert

Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Monday Night into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England Monday night, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty wind at times causing blowing and drifting snow, potential whiteout conditions at times leading to dangerous travel late Monday night through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   


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Increased train station security in wake of terror plot

RENSSELAER -- The Rensselaer train station was under heavy security, Tuesday, one day after two people were arrested in Canada for allegedly plotting to blow up a train from Canada to New York City.
Transportation Security Administration officials were checking bags of passengers before they got on Amtrak trains. The agents seemed to be checking everyones bag instead of a random search.
Passengers coming into Rensselaer say security was just as heightened at other major stations.
Jeanette Davis was sending her son off on the train, Tuesday, when she noticed the security. It was the first time she had security visible, David said.
"I have always wondered about Amtrak and wondered if it would be a target," said Davis.
The CEO of Amtrak issued a statement late Monday night that said although not always visible, Amtrak has many security measures in place to keep passengers and staff safe
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