99 NEWS FOR MONDAY, 1/31/11...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY, 8 INCHES TO A FOOT OF SNOW POSSIBLE AND HIGH WINDS...WATCH IS EXPECTED TO BE UPPED TO A WARNING BY TUESDAY MORNING..
MOISTURE FROM GULF OF MEXICO EXPECTED TO BE DUMPED IN THE NORTH COUNTRY ON GROUNDHOG'S DAY--Meteorologist Peter Banacos at the National Weather Service in Burlington, Vermont says the Gulf moisture coupled with cold arctic air in the region today and tomorrow are a perfect combination for a hefty storm.
NORTH COUNTRY POWER AUTHORITY BOARD HAS FIVE MEMBERS, NINE NEEDED--NCPA Chairman James Monroe says the legislation creating the public electric utility calls for nine members to have a complete board, and five must vote in favor for any measure to pass. Only five were appointed to the board by the Paterson administration after the legislation was passed and signed into law last year. Monroe says he hopes the remaining board members will be appointed this legislative session.
TEEN ARRESTED ON FELONY ASSAULT CHARGE AFTER RUCKUS AT CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL--17-year-old Patrick Walmsley of Bow, New Hampshire was charged with Second Degree Assault after an incident early Saturday where he allegedly knocked down an Emergency Room nurse, breaking her wrist. Another teen, identified as Lucas Goldie was allegedly shouting obscenties at hospital staff. Both teens were released; Walmsley to probation supervision and Goldie on a court ticket.
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