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Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England today into tonight as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Rain & Snow will develop quickly this morning, change to snow, and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering overnight.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility today/tonight  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page


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Plane crashes in Saratoga County

EDINBURG -- Emergency crews responded to a plane crash in the town of Edinburg late Sunday afternoon that claimed the life of 55-year-old Timothy Cowper of Middle Grove.

Cowper was a 30 year veteran of the State Police and the military. He was the senior investigator for the division headquarters in Albany, and he was a certified licensed pilot.

Police say Cowper had flown his single-seat, aerobatic Pitts S-1 less than a mile after taking off from the Plateau Sky Ranch airport when the plane crashed and burned in a wooded area.

Saratoga County Sheriff's office received reports of an "ultra light" single engine plane down in the area of Tange Road in Edinburg shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday.

An eyewitness told police it looked as though the plane was experiencing some sort of mechanical failure.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
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