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New England News
5:52 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Multi-car accident causes delays on I-89 in Vt.

Credit WNYT / Paul Caiano

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after several vehicles crashed on Interstate 89 in South Burlington during the snowstorm.

Police say a trooper was helping a driver who had gone off the road on Friday when another car slid off the interstate. Police say a man who stopped to help the second vehicle was struck by a third vehicle that then hit the second car head on.

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Hudson Valley News
4:37 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

NY closes I-84 to truck traffic between PA and CT

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NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York has closed Interstate 84 to truck traffic between Pennsylvania and Connecticut because of the snow storm pelting the northeast.

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WAMC News
3:39 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Afternoon Weather with Meteorologist Garett Argianas - 2/8/13

Afternoon Weather with Meteorologist Garett Argianas - 2/8/13

Your afternoon regional weather summary with meteorologist Garett Argianas.

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New York News
12:11 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Cuomo administration says storm 'routine blizzard'

New York state Director of Operations Howard Glaser.
Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state Director of Operations Howard Glaser is urging New Yorkers to get off the roads Friday afternoon to avoid being stranded.

However, Glaser downplayed the storm's severity. He told WGDJ-AM in Albany that the storm is in some ways a "routine blizzard."

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New York News
9:40 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Cuomo: NY state plows, road crews ready for storm

Governor Cuomo gives an update after a snowstorm caused additional damage from Hurricane Sandy. - November 8, 2012
Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has more than 1,500 snow plows, about 470,000 tons of road salt and hundreds of highway workers ready to tackle what's expected to be the worst storm so far in 2013.

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WAMC News
8:57 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Meteorologist Paul Caiano - Snowfall Total Map and Forecast

Snowfall total forecast map from Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano.
Credit WNYT / Paul Caiano

Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano forecasts snow tonight, heavy at times.  Windy with considerable blowing and drifting snow. Lows in the teens to near 20.

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New York News
8:48 am
Fri February 8, 2013

NYC mayor: Leave work a little early

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is urging people to leave work a little early.

Bloomberg also said Friday that New York City hopes to have all streets plowed at least once by midmorning Saturday.

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The Two-Way
8:14 am
Fri February 8, 2013

50 Million People In Path Of Potentially Historic Blizzard

Trying to stay warm, a woman in New York City hung on to her hood Friday.
Justin Lane EPA /LANDOV

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 6:40 pm

(We'll be updating this post; most recently at 6:30 p.m. ET.)

Add up the populations in areas that the National Weather Service is warning will get at least 1 to 2 feet of snow starting Friday afternoon and you quickly see just how serious the situation will be.

About 50 million people are in the potentially historic storm's path.

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New England News
8:10 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Some Connecticut stations already out of gas in storm rush

Credit Flickr / Kai Schreibe

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Some Connecticut stations already have run out of gas during the rush to prepare for the approaching blizzard.

Motorists say stations in Torrington, West Hartford, Vernon, East Lyme and other towns ran out of fuel Thursday afternoon and evening as people filled their cars and trucks as well as containers for generators and snow blowers. Long lines were reported at many stations.

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WAMC News
8:00 am
Fri February 8, 2013

U.S. National Weather Service - Winter Weather Message 2/8/13 4:17 a.m.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
417 AM EST FRI FEB 8 2013

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ALL OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...SOUTHERN VERMONT
  AND WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES IN THE
  WESTERN MOHAWK VALLEY...SOUTHERN ADIRONDACKS...LAKE GEORGE AND
  SARATOGA REGIONS. ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 16 INCHES SCHOHARIE

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