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Snow Storm Winds Down Overnight - Areas of Heavier Snow Persist Through 12am

Areas of moderate to locally heavy snow will continue across the region through midnight with a trend towards lighter and more intermittent snowfall developing.  Snowfall will become much lighter and scattered in nature after midnight tapering to scattered snow showers towards daybreak.  Additional accumulations of 1"-4" likely in many areas through 3am.  Slow and slick travel conditions with reduced visibility at times persisting through the night.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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New Jersey residents flock to Lake George

LAKE GEORGE -- Hotels reported more residents of New Jersey filled Lake George for Memorial Day weekend. Travel industry experts predicted more Garden State residents would decide to head north, instead of to the Jersey Shore following the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

“May seems like the time you should go camping with your friends at least. It’s nice weather unfortunately it was raining, but today it was beautiful out,” said Evan Grillo, who drove with friends from Old Bridge, N.J.

While New Jersey residents already make up a substantial portion of visitors, neither the town nor area businesses are doing any special marketing to promote the area as an alternative to the shore. 

Meanwhile, New Jersey is working to remind would-be visitors the boardwalk is prepared for summer visitors. On Friday, Gov. Chris Christie cut a symbolic ribbon on national television to re-open the shore.

For Grillo, the shore isn’t out of the question for later in the summer, but thinks people will look at Lake George as another option.

“Absolutely its great place I don’t see why they wouldn’t come here,” said Grillo. “The people are nice, the town is nice. It's beautiful here."
 
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