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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - 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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NYC woman pulls kids from Massachusetts reservoir

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) -- A New York City woman visiting her parents in Massachusetts is being hailed as a hero for rescuing two children strapped in a stroller after they had fallen into a reservoir.

The woman, who asked that only her first name, Rebecca, be used, was jogging at the Brookline Reservoir on Monday when she noticed the stroller rolling toward the water.

She says the stroller rolled down a 10-foot embankment and fell in the water with the children face down.

The former lifeguard jumped in and flipped the stroller the right way, then helped haul the kids to safety.

Police say the children, ages 18 months and 4 years, were checked out as a precaution and were OK.

Sgt. Robert Disario says Rebecca was "meant to be here to save those kids."
 
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