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Developing Storm: Snow To Increase in Coverage and Intensity After Midnight

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 8"-14" are expected.


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Channel 6 News - Search Results

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Homeless Take Advantage of Code Blue

ALBANY -- Hundreds of the city's homeless are seeking shelter from the cold.

Cold Blue has been in effect for Albany since November 15th and can be used through March 15th.

The Cold Blue program is called when the temperature is ten degrees or less including wind chill.

During Cold Blue, shelters like the Capital City Rescue Mission accept those in need of emergency shelter from the cold.

The CDTA and Advantage Transit Group is offering free bus rides and other assistance.

Over the past three years, the Code Blue initiative has housed a maximum of 589 people.

Donations are needed, especially winter gear and monetary donations.

Donations can be specified for the Code Blue program and sent to: Capital City Rescue Mission, 259 South Pearl St. Albany, NY 12203.

For immediate assistance call HATAS at 463-2124, ext. 4 and leave a message.
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