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Developing Storm: Snow To Increase in Coverage and Intensity After Midnight

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 8"-14" are expected.


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Channel 6 News - Search Results

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Tick bite can make you allergic to red meat

(WWMT) -- Lyme Disease is not the only reason to avoid ticks. Doctors say one of those bites may also make you allergic to red meat.
Researchers have found the allergic reaction can come after a bite from the "lone star tick." But it doesn't set in until three to six hours after you eat red meat for the first time after getting bit. The tick is listed as one of the three most common ticks in Michigan, according to the New York State Department of Health.

"Lone star ticks are becoming more common in New York State. They can carry the germ that causes human monocytic ehrlichiosis and are another rash illness that has been seen in over 20 other states. Adult female lone star ticks have a white dot on their back and are similar in size to deer ticks. They are most active from April through July."

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