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Thunderstorms & Poor Drainage Flooding Possible Today

While an isolated instability shower will be possible this morning, the bigger concern is for the storms that develop during the afternoon. While the overall threat for severe weather appears relatively low, one or two storms could produce gusty winds, large hail, and possibly very heavy rain. If heavy rain persists, or if multiple storms move over the same area, then low lying areas, and poor drainage locations, could experience flooding. A second round of late night storms may be possible, but the rain should clear off to the East after midnight.


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May 22, 1972: Oil spill in Lake George

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1972, a major oil spill in Lake George.

Home heating oil had leaked from nearby business and flowed into the lake days earlier.

Mayor Bob Blais gave the federal government credit for five thousand dollars to help with cleanup effort for the start of tourist season.

Blais said the state did virtually nothing to help.

May 22, 1972: Oil spill in Lake George


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