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Snowstorm Well Underway - Periods of Heavy Snow and Difficult Travel into Tonight

Snowfall rates of 1" to at times 2" per hour are likely this afternoon and this evening across most of the area as low pressure passes to the region's south.  This will cause rapid accumulations and low visibility producing hazardous travel conditions.  The storm will begin winding down after 10-11pm with accumulating snow ending from west to east between 1am and 4am Thursday. Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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Cops use lifesaving drug to prevent overdose death

RENSSELAER -- Cops are talking about a lifesaving weapon in the war on heroin.

Friday night, Rensselaer County deputies were called to a report of a heroin overdose. Deputy Zack Sharp arrived at the scene and found a man in severe respiratory distress.

Luckily for the victim, deputies have basic EMS training, and this particular deputy was carrying Naloxone, otherwise known as Narcam. It's a medication administered via nasal spray that can reverse the effects of heroin.

Rensselaer County Sheriff's Deputies have been carrying Narcam on patrol with them since 2012.
 
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