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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. Snowfall of varying intensity is expected 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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Wildfire forces 20,000 evacuations near San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A wildfire roaring through Southern California has forced evacuation orders for more than 20,000 homes, but so far none have burned.
  
San Diego's Emergency Operations Center says most of the homes are in the city and northern San Diego County.
  
The 400-acre blaze erupted Tuesday morning. It's fueled by canyons full of brush and pushed by hot, dry winds. Several schools also have been evacuated.
  
Another fire north of Los Angeles is threatening up to 200 homes in Lompoc in Santa Barbara County.
  
A high-pressure system has created dangerously hot, dry conditions around the state, with temperatures far above normal for spring and gusty winds possible through Wednesday.
  
AP-WF-05-13-14 2358GMT
 
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