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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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4th New York tornado from Tuesday storms confirmed

NORTH CREEK, N.Y. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed that a fourth tornado touched down in upstate New York during severe storms that killed four people.

Meteorologists say the twister touched down around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday in the hamlet of North Creek, in the Adirondacks 70 miles north of Albany. The tornado was rated EF-0 with wind speeds of 85 mph.

Dozens of trees and power lines were knocked down. Some homes were damaged but no injuries were reported.

The same storm system produced three other tornadoes in central New York earlier Tuesday. The worst devastation was in the town of Smithfield, between Utica and Syracuse. Four people were killed and several homes were destroyed or damaged.

Tornadoes were also confirmed in Deerfield, south of Utica, and Lowville, about 55 miles north of Utica.
 
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