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Bitter Cold and Wind to Bring Dangerous Below Zero Wind Chills Tonight

Low pressure will rapidly intensify in the Guld of Maine tonight causing the wind to increase from the west-northwest in gusts from 35-40 mph driving a bitterly cold air mass into the region.  Temperatures will plunge to near or below zero with wind chills later tonight through Saturday morning dropping to a range of -15 to -25 at times.  Dress appropriately for the cold wearing layers, a hat and gloves and covering exposed skin surfaces to reduce the chance for frost bite which can set develop in as little at 15-20 minutes on exposed skin surfaces. Pets should be brought in - if you're cold they are too.

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June 5, 1970 - Snow removal protest

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1970 … a man in a Santa suit protesting against the high cost of snow removal in Albany - the city was picking up a 2 million dollar tab.

The protests came just over a year after the massive blizzard of 1969.

The category 2 nor'easter stranded thousands on roads and in airports.

94 deaths were attributed to the stormJune 5, 1970 - Snow removal protest


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