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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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Nearly 50 injured as Conn. commuter trains collide

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- Public safety officials in Connecticut say about 50 people have been hurt after two commuter trains collided outside New York City. Four of those injuries were deemed serious.
   No fatalities were reported following Friday evening's collision near Fairfield on the Metro-North Railroad.
   The rail line referred to it in a news release as a "major derailment."
   A spokesman for public safety officials in nearby Bridgeport says about 250 people were on the two trains that collided after one derailed.
   The railroad says a train that departed New York City's Grand Central station en route to New Haven derailed. A westbound train on an adjacent track then struck the derailed train.
   Some cars on the second train also derailed as a result of the collision.
   Amtrak suspended service indefinitely between New York and Boston.

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