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Winter storm impacts the Capital Region

March 02, 2018 05:17 PM

A major winter storm is impacting the Capital Region.

Some areas could see more than a foot of snow, especially in the higher elevations. The system is expected to wind down on Friday night.  Stay on top of the storm by downloading our free First Warning Weather app, available on both Android and iOS devices.

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Snow emergencies have already been declared in some locales. The weather has caused hundreds school closings and delays.

Road conditions have become treacherous in many spots. Drivers are urged to use caution if they have to go out on Friday.

Travelers coming or going from Albany International Airport are urged to check the status of their flight as the storm has impacted air travel. Amtrak riders can check for delays here.

The heavy, wet snow has caused thousands of power outages. Check outages below:

National Grid  || NYSEG || Green Mountain Power || Eversource || CenHud

After a stormy Friday, a quieter weekend is expected.

Asa Stackel, Paul Caiano and Subrina Dhammi discussed the storm at 9 a.m. Friday:


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