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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

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 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.

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Oklahoma fire threatens more homes

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) -- Weather conditions aren't helping firefighters trying to control a large wildfire in central Oklahoma. The flames have destroyed at least six homes and left one person dead.
  
The fire broke out yesterday after a controlled burn spread out of control. It's now threatening about 150 additional homes. Officials say it's about 75 percent contained. They say about 1,000 people were evacuated from homes in the city of Guthrie yesterday. It's about 35 miles north of Oklahoma City.
  
Temperatures later today are expected to hit 100 degrees, with winds gusting to 33 miles an hour. Tomorrow's winds are expected to be even higher.
  
The Red Cross has set up a shelter at a church in Guthrie for those affected by the fire.

AP-WF-05-05-14 1532GMT
 
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