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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM WED. AM THROUGH WED. NIGHT

Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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Girl, 12, is swept through flooded drainpipe

FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A 12-year-old eastern Pennsylvania girl is home from the hospital with bumps and bruises after being swept several hundred yards through a flooded drainpipe.

Taylor Russell, of Frackville, says she was checking out flooding at the drainpipe late Monday. She didn't notice a drop in the ground and got pulled under.

She tells WNEP-TV it was "just scary, dark, scary." She says she held her breath the whole time, afraid she would drown.

Police and public works officials told The Republican-Herald in Pottsville the girl was underground in the pipe for about 200 yards before emerging into Little Mahanoy Creek. She was washed several hundred more yards downstream before her rescue.

The girl says she came out of the pipe thinking, "somebody pinch me, I'm still alive.'

(Stock photo)
 
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