"Bomb Cyclone" Storm Buries Hudson Valley

Some local residents are still digging out following yesterday's so-called "Bomb Cyclone,” storm.   Unofficial numbers from the National Weather Service show Poughquag got hit hard with 10.5 inches of the white stuff, Hopewell Jct reported 6.5 inches of snow and Red Hook checked in with 5.8 inches.

Meanwhile many Schools in the Mid-Hudson had delayed openings today following the first snowstorm of the year. There were two to three hour delays at most districts in Dutchess County;   Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park and Wappingers were among the districts delaying the start of classes.   Spackenkill and Pawling cancelled classes today. 

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