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Wed, November 26, 2014
33°
Light Snow
Feels like 20°
Humidity: 92%
Dew Point: 31
Wind: N at 23 mph
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SLIDESHOW – Thanksgiving Week Snowstorm

November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Just in time for the busy holiday travel week, Mother Nature is giving us a healthy helping of winter white. Most of the Pioneer Valley should see at least four inches of snow, while the hilltowns in eastern Berkshire and...

Thousands of Power Outages Reported Across the Area

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November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- The storm is causing some power outages across Berkshire, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties. Western Mass. Electric is reporting just almost 15,000 customers without power as of 9 p.m. Some of the hardest hit communities in...

Immigrants Social Security Eligible in Obama Plan

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November 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social...

University of Massachusetts Cuts Ties to Cosby

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November 26th, 2014
(Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File) BOSTON (AP) -- The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has cut ties with alumnus Bill Cosby amid allegations by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. University spokesman Edward Blaguszewski...

Westfield State Students Donate 114 Turkeys to Local Families

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November 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Westfield State University's Student Government Association brought 114 turkeys to the Westfield Chapter of the Salvation Army on Wednesday. The Salvation Army will now distribute the turkeys to local families who...

ABC40 First Warning Weather Chats

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This week is set to be one of the busiest of the entire year: with a big travel day Wednesday and the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday. Meanwhile, Mother Nature brought us a helping of winter white - just in time...

Storm Winding Down, Additional Accumulations Light

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November 26th, 2014
As the wet snow continues to pile up, downed trees and limbs causing scattered to numerous power outages continue to be a big problem on this busy travel day. Over 13,000 western Massachusetts customers were without power last hour. Snowfall...

Mutual Aid Called-In to Fight House Fire in Greenfield

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November 26th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Greenfield Fire Department is on-scene of a house fire on Old Albany Road Wednesday night. The home -- which is currently up for sale -- is still occupied. There is no word on whether or not residents were...

Monday, Dec. 1 – 40 Force: South Hadley

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November 26th, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s our commitment to support the community by pooling our resources with the collective knowledge...

Dozens of Flights Delayed, Cancelled Around Region

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November 26th, 2014
Regional Radar & Delays (5:30pm) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The heavy wet snow is causing travel woes around the region, including air travel. Though much of the storm has been rain along the coast, snow is falling at many airports,...

Springfield DPW Ready For Storm

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November 26th, 2014
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)--Springfield DPW crews were out early on Wednesday to keep up with the storm. There was no shortage of traffic today. Plenty of people heading out to do some last-minute shopping for Thanksgiving, " We started out...

UMass Beats Previously Unbeaten Northeastern 79-54

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November 26th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jabarie Hinds scored 14 points and had five assists to lead Massachusetts to a 79-54 victory over Northeastern in the Hall of Fame Tip Off Classic on Wednesday. UMass (5-1) opened on a 9-2 run and never trailed. The...

Heavy Wet Snow as Travel Becomes Treacherous

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -  We are in it now! Steady snow will come down moderate to heavy at times this afternoon piling up everywhere. Traveling conditions will continue to go down hill across western Mass. The worst of the storm is from now...

Bright Nights to Open Wednesday for Its 20th Season

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some holiday traditions are set to hit Springfield this week: Bright Nights and the Parade of Big Balloons. Judy Matt from the Spirit of Springfield explained during 40 in the Morning Wednesday that the...

Weather-Related Parking Bans

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November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. Click here to see the most up-to-date...