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Accumulating snow ends between midnight and 2-3am as the Snow Storm Winds Down

Some additional bursts of moderate snowfall are likely through midnight with additional snow accumulations of 1"-3" through 2am.  Snowfall rates will rapidly diminish through early Thursday morning as the snowfall becomes light and intermittent with only a bit of patchy light snow or snow grains persisting beyond daybreak on Thanksgiving.
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Assemblyman calls for stricter DWI laws

ALBANY -- Asm. Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) announced a bill Thursday to lower the blood-alcohol content that determines if a person is too intoxicated to drive from .08 to .06. It would also require those convicted of DWI to keep disposable breathalyzers in their vehicles.

Ortiz’s announcement comes after the National Transportation Safety Board suggested lowering the limit to .05 earlier this month, however the assemblyman thought a limit that low would face more opposition.

A separate bill would require drivers to keep disposable breathalyzers in any vehicle used for ten years. It would also require stores selling alcohol to also sell breathalyzers.

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