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Occasional Snow To Continue Into the Evening, Slow and Slick Travel Persisting

Occasional snow of varying intensity will continue to fall across the eastern New York and likely redevelop across western New England through the evening hours.  Bursts of locally moderate to heavy snowfall will continue with additional snow accumulations ranging from 1"-3" through 7pm.  Expect slow and slippery travel conditions through this evening.


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Irene: Schoharie two years later

SCHOHARIE -- Cappy Santos lives in one of the 63% of properties flooded during Hurricane Irene.  Two years later, she reflects on the day she had to leave home with just her wedding album and a change of clothes.

Not far from the Schoharie Creek on Bridge Street, Santos has eight feet of water on the first floor of her home.  She relocated for a few months to Cobleskill but wanted to return home.  She had been flooded 5 times since the 1950's, but the 2011 flood left the worst damage.

It cost Santos roughly $1,000 between savings and insurance to fix her home back up again.  A portrait of her daughter, still lined with dust from flood waters, hangs on her living room wall.  Afraid to clean it, Santos says it serves as a good reminder of how far her town came since August of 2011.
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