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Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Monday Night into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England Monday night, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty wind at times causing blowing and drifting snow, potential whiteout conditions at times leading to dangerous travel late Monday night through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   

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Man being tested for Ebola in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City hospital says it is performing Ebola tests on a patient who recently traveled to West Africa.

Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan says a male patient with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms came in Monday.

The hospital says it placed the patient in strict isolation. The patient is undergoing medical screenings.

The report comes as officials at U.S. airports are watching travelers from Africa for flu-like symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak.

The Ebola virus causes a hemorrhagic fever that has sickened more than 1,300 in Africa, killing more than 700 mostly in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

It is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids, such as blood or urine.

Health officials say the threat to Americans remains small.

 
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