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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A major Nor'easter now developing off the mid Atlantic coast will put eastern New York and western New England on its western side through Tuesday.  Snow will become steadier from SE to NW across the region after midnight and towards daybreak Tuesday with snowfall of varying intensity through Tuesday evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 20-30 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions into Tuesday night. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.

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Channel 6 News - Search Results

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Crews find bodies of 2 NC children trapped in dirt

By MITCH WEISS / Associated Press

DENVER, N.C. -- Authorities have recovered the bodies of two children who were trapped when dirt fell on them while playing in a hole at a home construction site near Charlotte.
 
Lincoln County Emergency Management officials say the bodies of a 6-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy were pulled Monday from a dirt pit in Denver.
 
Crews had been searching for the children since Sunday afternoon, when one of their fathers called 911 to report the collapse. Officials were on the scene within minutes but couldn't get to the children, who were trapped about 20 feet below a new home that was under construction.
 
Neighbors have said a man building the home had been digging with a backhoe earlier in the day.
 
Authorities said late Sunday they didn't expect to find the children alive.

   AP-WF-04-08-13 1252GMT

 
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