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STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON

Today thunderstorms are expected to become widespread as a cold front crosses the region. With a hot and humid airmass in place across the region, those storms will have a lot of available energy to work with, and some of those storms may produce damaging winds and large hail. The most likely timing today will be between the hours of 1-7 PM, with the storms moving from the Northwest to the Southeast.

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July 30, 1966 - Firemen competition

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in 1966... A fireman's competition in Rotterdam's Republican Park. Volunteers from Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga counties took part.

It included booster hose races, motor draft races, motor hose hydrant races, and many other events.

South Schenectady won first place. Second went to Harmony Corners. In the women's competition, Slingerlands took top honors, Bott Corners was second.
July 30, 1966 - Firemen competition


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