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Snow, bone-chilling cold across upstate NY

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Up to 5 inches of snow has fallen in eastern New York by 8 a.m. Thursday, but the National Weather Service says some areas from Buffalo to Albany could get up to 14 inches by the time the storm subsides on Friday.

Forecasters say Thursday's high temperatures aren't likely to hit double digits in many areas, while the highs across the North Country will remain below zero throughout the day. Windy conditions and lows well below zero will make it feel like minus-30 in some parts of the Adirondacks Thursday night and Friday morning.

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