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Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Tonight into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England tonight, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty winds at times, causing blowing and drifting snow. There's the potential for whiteout conditions at times, leading to dangerous travel late tonight through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   


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Pillowcase Project to prepare children for disasters

RENSSELAER - Disaster training of a different kind in Rensselaer on Friday.

The pillowcase project, in a partnership with the American Red Cross and the Walt Disney Corporation is designed to help children prepare for storms and other natural disasters.

The class, made up of 3rd through 5th grade students at Van Rensselaer Elementary School, taught different types of disasters and what steps need to be taken to become prepared.

Each child was given a pillowcase to decorate and fill with items like water bottles, flashlights and batteries.
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