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SAUQUOIT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Leaders of local school districts feel the pain of their counterparts in Oklahoma.
WESTMORELAND, N.Y. (WKTV) - It feels more like late October than early May at the North Star Orchards in Westmoreland, and the projected overnight temperatures Monday night will make it feel like winter.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - This year's browning vegetation and high winds have created the perfect conditions for grass fires, leading to a Burn Ban.
BAINBRIDGE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touchdown in Chenango County.
WEST WINFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - It was the experience of a lifetime for a teenager in West Winfield as 16 year old Nick Rodick chased storms out west with a legendary mentor.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Construction crews could be a welcome sight for some homeowners in Utica as repair work gets underway on the dam at Halleck's Ravine.
Even though the calendar shows Spring beginning on Wednesday, Mother Nature had another plan in store.
Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of the infamous Blizzard of 1993, the "Storm of the Century", which paralyzed the entire east coast.
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The weather made for a messy commute as people tried to drive home from work Friday evening and it was a similar, frustrating situation for travelers who were trying to get home by bus or train before the snow.
Snow began to fall throughout the Northeast on Friday in what's predicted to be a massive, possibly historic blizzard. A look at each state in the storm's path:
BOSTON (AP) - Snow was falling around the Northeast on Friday, ushering in what's predicted to be a massive, possibly historic blizzard, and sending residents scurrying to stock up on food and gas up their cars ahead of the storm poised to dump up to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond.
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities say speed and snowy conditions are to blame for an accident involving a car and a school bus on Friday morning in New Hartford.
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police were called to French Road in front of the Home Depot Thursday morning around 9:15 for a traffic light that had fallen due to the high winds.
WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) - Ice jams were a big concern along the Sauquoit Creek in Whitesboro on Wednesday as the waters quickly rose with the continuing rainfall.
UTICA, N.Y (WKTV) - AAA deals with hundreds of calls a day when the temperatures drop below zero, and Thursday was no exception, with roughly 50 calls an hour about dead batteries coming in amid the frigid temperatures and more than 100 people waiting for a jump start to their car.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo is stressing the need to fortify New York's power and telecommunication systems after Superstorm Sandy in his annual State of the State.
WASHINGTON (AP) - At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting disaster relief aid for victims of October's Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner. The House overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion for flood insurance claims from Superstorm Sandy shortly after 11 a.m. on Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York lawmakers from both parties on Wednesday lashed out at the decision by House GOP leaders not to hold a vote on Hurricane Sandy aid in the current Congress, calling it a "betrayal."
ALBANY (WKTV) Governor Cuomo announced that he activated the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at to monitor the storm and any emergency needs. Representatives from state agencies are present to coordinate storm response efforts, including the State Police, Department of Transportation, Thruway Authority, Office of Fire Prevention and Control, Division of Military and Naval Affairs, Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Department of Health.
(WKTV) - Several local municipalities have called for snow emergencies in preparation for heavy snowfall and winds Wednesday into Thursday.
SAUQUOIT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Omar Massoud from Massoud's Tree Farm in Sauquoit says the lower than normal rainfall and higher than normal temperatures this year have made it a very good year for Christmas trees.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to at least 75 nonprofits asking them to disclose their fundraising and relief efforts for Superstorm Sandy victims.
As the temperatures become colder and the snow begins to fall, the changing of the seasons are a good reminder for motorists to bring their vehicle to an automotive shop for a seasonal tune-up.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered an investigation of how utility companies prepared for and reacted to Superstorm Sandy.