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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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Soggy farms in upstate NY after wet weather

By SCOTT DONNELLY
Glens Falls Post-Star

GLENS FALLS -- Some farmers in Washington County are struggling after the recent spell wet weather.
 
Washington County farmer Tom Borden tells the Post-Star of Glens Falls that he was counting on a good growing season to replenish feed supplies. But the wet spring delayed corn planting because fields were too soggy to support heavy machines. Then, a stretch of cool temperatures stunted some of the crop.
 
Hay crops, including alfalfa, also have been affected. Farmers have been unable to get machines into their soggy fields for first cuttings.
 
Because many farmers couldn't get machines onto their fields, they had to forgo fertilization and weed-control efforts that may reduce the quality of later-season crops.
  
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Information from: The Post-Star, http://www.poststar.com

   AP-WF-07-04-13 1453GMT
 
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