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Snow and Gusty Wind Today - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A Nor'easter  is expected to impact the region today, but the impact around the Capital Region looks to be on the lighter side, as the storm takes a more Easterly track. Snow will become steadier from SE to NW this morning, with snowfall of varying intensity through this afternoon and evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 15-20 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions at times through late tonight. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 2-6" are expected, with higher amounts across western New England.

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Local Kmart evacuated for bomb threat

ROTTERDAM -- Police say a Rotterdam Kmart was evacuated due to a bomb threat on Monday.

Lieutenant Culbert from the Rotterdam Police Department says a call came in to the front desk at Kmart demanding payment and threatening the use of an explosive device. The store made the decision to evacuate and call Rotterdam Police who alerted the New York State Police K-9 unit.

Law enforcement officials swept the store and determined the threat was unfounded. They say the call was a phone scam that came from out of state.

Authorities say the investigation into the incident is ongoing, and they are reminding residents to be vigilant.
 
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