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Storm On Menu For Some Thanksgiving Travelers

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Getting over the river and through the woods could prove challenging for some Thanksgiving travelers. A Nor'easter is going to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their holiday destinations.

Jeff Masters, chief meteorologist for Weather Underground, says the storm should bring rain to many coastal cities, but up to a foot of snow is expected to fall inland and at higher elevations.

Masters says the highest amount of snow is expected to fall from northeastern Pennsylvania to the Catskills of upstate New York and into Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.

Air travelers could experience some delays. AAA spokesman Robert Sinclair is urging patience on the roads.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.

Dave Lucas is WAMC’s Capital Region Bureau Chief. Born and raised in Albany, he’s been involved in nearly every aspect of local radio since 1981. Before joining WAMC, Dave was a reporter and anchor at WGY in Schenectady. Prior to that he hosted talk shows on WYJB and WROW, including the 1999 series of overnight radio broadcasts tracking the JonBenet Ramsey murder case with a cast of callers and characters from all over the world via the internet. In 2012, Dave received a Communicator Award of Distinction for his WAMC news story "Fail: The NYS Flood Panel," which explores whether the damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee could have been prevented or at least curbed. Dave began his radio career as a “morning personality” at WABY in Albany.
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