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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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Russian lawmakers urge Putin to help Crimea

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian lawmakers have urged President Vladimir Putin to take steps to stabilize the situation in Crimea and protect Russians there.
  
Ukraine has already accused Moscow of a "military invasion and occupation," after troops it described as Russian have moved outside regional parliament, airports and other key facilities in this strategic peninsula that hosts a major Russian navy base
  
Upper house speaker Valentina Matviyenko said Saturday that Russia could deploy additional troops to Crimea to help protect the local population from the new Ukrainian authorities.
  
The statements came after Crimea's new prime minister, Sergei Aksynov, asked Russia for assistance. He was named prime minister after pro-Russia gunmen seized the regional parliament.
  
AP-WF-03-01-14 1237GMT
 
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