Weather Alert

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

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England Monday night, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty wind at times causing blowing and drifting snow, potential whiteout conditions at times leading to dangerous travel late Monday night 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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12-year-old boy rescued after falling down cliff

LANSING, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a 12-year-old boy is recovering after falling part-way down a 300-foot central New York cliff before getting snagged on a tree.

Emergency officials tell local media that the boy was hiking along the edge of a wooded cliff near a salt mine in Lansing Monday afternoon when he fell about 50 feet. After getting caught on a tree, he used his cellphone to call 911.

Firefighters from Lansing and nearby Ithaca used ropes and a harness to lower the boy to the ground. He was treated at an Ithaca hospital for cuts and bruises.

Officials say there are fences along the cliffs and signs warning hikers about potential hazards while hiking in the Ithaca area's gorges.
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