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Snow and Gusty Wind Today - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A Nor'easter  is expected to impact the region today, but the impact around the Capital Region looks to be on the lighter side, as the storm takes a more Easterly track. Snow will become steadier from SE to NW this morning, with snowfall of varying intensity through this afternoon and evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 15-20 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions at times through late tonight. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 2-6" are expected, with higher amounts across western New England.

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NY offers weekend of license-free fishing

ALBANY -- New York officials are hoping to reel in some new anglers by offering a weekend of free fishing.
 
Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens says people can fish without a license next weekend in any of the state's 7,500 lakes and ponds or 50,000 miles of rivers and streams.

The free fishing weekend is being touted as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "NY's Open for Hunting and Fishing" initiative, which includes streamlining licensing, improving access for fishing, and expanding free fishing clinics.
 
The state's free fishing days started in 1991 to give everyone the chance to try the sport without buying a license.

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