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Glens Falls, late this morning. Photo: Rita Grinbergs
Glens Falls, late this morning. Photo: Rita Grinbergs

Your pics of the latest storm

The last day has seen yet another snowstorm in our region, dumping up to two feet of snow in some areas, making travel hazardous, and reminding us all that winter's not going out without a fight.

We asked you via Facebook and Twitter to send your shots and share your impressions of what the snowstorm looks like where you are. We'll update this as more photos come in -- if you have a pic to send, please do so at nora@ncpr.org. You can also submit on Facebook or on Twitter @ncpr. Meanwhile, have fun digging out!  Go to full article
Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/52046304@N00/269332764/">Sherene</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Photo: Sherene, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Winter storm round-up: more snow, blowing and drifting, cold

Winter shows no signs of letting up as drifting and blowing snow makes travel hazardous across the region. The thermometer is heading down.

Many schools and businesses are closed or opening late, and many events are cancelled. Check to see if your destination is open before you travel.

The Associated Press provides a round-up from around the NCPR listening area.  Go to full article
Photo: Mark Kurtz
Photo: Mark Kurtz

Blizzard warning issued for upstate NY areas

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for an area stretching from New York's southwest corner to eastern Lake Ontario.

The warning is in effect until early Thursday morning. Forecasters say 10 to 24 inches of snow is expected in some areas from the eastern end of Lake Erie to the Lake Ontario shoreline in central New York. Forecasters say wind gusts as high as 50 mph are expected later Wednesday.  Go to full article
Catherine Matthews, director of the Canton food pantry. Photo: Canton Church and Community Program
Catherine Matthews, director of the Canton food pantry. Photo: Canton Church and Community Program

New program will help St. Lawrence County food banks keep shelves fuller

A new delivery method will help St. Lawrence County food banks keep their shelves full. The Food Bank of Central New York's new retail partnership program in St. Lawrence County will expedite donations from Walmart.

The idea is simple: to get food to the people who need it faster, in a year when the brutally cold weather has made it harder for people already struggling to make ends meet.  Go to full article

Adirondack outdoor conditions for this weekend

John Warren from the Adirondack Almanack looks at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for this weekend.

It's just two more weeks until the official start of spring, but we've got some of the best conditions for outdoor recreation we've had all winter with everywhere around the Adirondacks picking up at least 3-6 inches of fresh snow this week.  Go to full article
New York Maple Syrup Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougtone/5567146571/">Doug Kerr</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
New York Maple Syrup Photo: Doug Kerr, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

NY's maple season off to slow start due to cold

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Maple producers across New York are planning open houses the last two weekends in March, but so far the season is off to a slow start because of frigid weather.

The best weather for sap is daytime temperatures in the low 40s and nighttime lows in the 20s. This winter has been so cold that many producers say they haven't been able to get any sap yet.  Go to full article
Frozen Adirondaks Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/vtdarkstar/396067431/">Jim Something</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Frozen Adirondaks Photo: Jim Something, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Winter not gone yet; Central NY to get socked

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) There's just over three weeks before winter ends on the calendar, but upstate New York is still feeling the brunt of its frigid touch.  Go to full article
Mike Martino, owner of Honey Hill Orchards in Chittenango, N.Y. talks with U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. Photo: Ryan Delaney/WRVO
Mike Martino, owner of Honey Hill Orchards in Chittenango, N.Y. talks with U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. Photo: Ryan Delaney/WRVO

Cold winter could mean fewer bees to pollinate fruit come spring

This winter's cold temperatures are creating tough survival conditions for honeybees. Come spring, the bees will be relied on to pollinate upstate New York apple, cherry, and other fruit trees.

Mike Martino began the winter with a hundred bee colonies on his Honey Hill apple orchard in Chittenango. He estimates he'll lose about 30 colonies by spring time. He's hoping the prolonged frigid temperatures of the past few months don't kill off more.  Go to full article

This Weekend in the Adirondacks

Each Friday, John Warren from the Adirondack Almanack looks at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for the coming weekend.

It's been a great week for outdoor sports with plenty of snow and reasonable temperatures.

Currently there are good snow depths at all elevations, however, today's thaw and tomorrow's warmer weather will adversely impact trail conditions.  Go to full article
This week's thaw could lead to ice-jam flooding. Photo: Larry Master
This week's thaw could lead to ice-jam flooding. Photo: Larry Master

Coming up: a wet week of showers, melting snow

In a break from cold and snow, the weather hazards of the next few days will involve rain, freezing rain, and possible flooding from ice-jammed rivers and streams.  Go to full article

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