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Great Ice Storm of 1998 memories sought

WATERTOWN —This month marks the 25th anniversary of what the National Weather Service dubbed The Great Ice Storm of 1998. In the north country, the storm knocked out power for weeks in some instances and led to widespread anguish and property damage. Six people reportedly died across the north country. The storm, from Jan. 5… Keep Reading

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Roads could get icy in Central NY today as arctic blast arrives

An blast of arctic air is likely to arrive in Central New York around lunchtime, causing icy roads and treacherous travel. “Temperatures will rapidly plummet and quickly drop into the teens and even some single digits by sunset,” the National Weather Service said. “This will create hazardous road conditions, since any lingering moisture from this morning`s… Keep Reading

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Meteorologists: Christmas weekend storm system ‘once in a generation type of event’

WATERTOWN — An “incredibly powerful” winter storm system also described by meteorologists as a “once in a generation type of event” is forecast to move through the area over the Christmas holiday weekend. High winds, rain, snow and lake-effect snow accompanied by dramatically dropping temperatures are expected to impact the region starting Friday and continue… Keep Reading

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