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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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NYC transit agency: Subway train derails in Queens

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's transit agency says a subway train has derailed in Queens.

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the derailment involved an express F train bound for Manhattan and Brooklyn. Authorities say it happened in a tunnel, about 1,200 feet from the 65th Street station in Woodside around 10:40 a.m.

Dozens of firefighters and paramedics with stretchers converged on Broadway and 60th Street. There are no immediate reports of injuries. Riders can be seen walking out of a sidewalk emergency exit, with a handful being treated on stretchers.

It isn't clear how many passengers were on board. A rescue train had been sent.

New York City's subway system is one of the largest public transportation systems in the world with an average of 5.5 million rides on weekdays.
 
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