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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

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 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.

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Mass. man charged with scammng Utah grandfather

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts man is facing charges after an 86-year-old grandfather from Utah was allegedly bilked out of more than $51,000 in a common telephone scam.

Authorities tell The Sun of Lowell that someone called the Pleasant Grove, Utah man from Lowell and claimed he was an attorney for the victim's grandson who had been arrested in Massachusetts and needed $7,000 bail money.

In a second call, the suspect asked for an additional $44,000.

The Utah man sent the money.

Lowell police arrested 36-year Mohammed Kann on a charge of larceny over $250. Kann was being held and was unavailable for comment. He is expected to be arraigned Monday.

He is only charged in connection with the first package, because someone else signed for the second. The investigation is ongoing.
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Information from: The (Lowell, Mass.) Sun, http://www.lowellsun.com
 
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