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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Dangerous Wind Chills for the Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service is warning of extremely dangerous wind chills for February 16.

Wind chills could register as low as 40 below zero with ambient air temperatures registering below zero combined with winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour

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Michael Regan/Getty Images
Michael Regan/Getty Images

Binghamton Area Shelters Prepare for Bitter Cold

Facilities that help the homeless in the Binghamton area are being pressed to capacity as bitterly cold temperatures grip the area.

Speaking on the February 14 edition of the Southern Tier Close Up, Rescue Mission Binghamton Program Manager Michael Ross says facilities like the YMCA, YWCA, Volunteers of America, the Rescue Mission’s Whitney Place and other Binghamton shelters are doing everything possible to locate people who need shelter and provide them with a warm, safe place to stay

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Twin Tiers Warned: Frostbite Possible in Less Than 15 Minutes

Dangerous wind chills are being predicted for February 12-13.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning from 7 p.m. February 12 to 4 p.m. February 13.

Officials say the low temperatures will be below zero and highs in the single digits, combined by winds gusting up to 25 miles an hour

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

IBM May Settle Claims in Endicott Lawsuit

IBM Corporation and some village of Endicott residents may soon settle a long-running lawsuit alleging chemicals from the company's sprawling North Street manufacturing complex could have resulted in deaths and illnesses

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Street Lights go LED

Global technology solutions firm, Johnson Controls will be switching Binghamton's street lights to LED bulbs.

The $4 million project should be complete by early 2016.

There are 7,000 street lights being converted to LED

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Snow and Ice For the Twin Tiers (Update 2/9)

The National Weather Service has a Winter Storm Warning in effect until 7 a.m.  February 10 for the Southern Tier of New York and the Finger Lakes.

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania until 1 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [January 7, 2014]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [January 7, 2014]

Wind Chill Advisories are Issued for the Twin Tiers

Bitterly cold temperatures are replacing the snow as the main winter weather attraction for the Twin Tiers.

The National Weather Service had issued a Wind Chill Advisory in effect through 10 a.m

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Tower Was Closed for Nearly 5,000 Days

History was made at Binghamton's tallest building 34 years ago February 5.

A transformer fire in a mechanical room of the State Office Building caused coolant containing PCB's to burn. The blaze created dangerous chemicals, including dioxin

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Mis-Parked Cars Hamper Southern Tier Snow Removal

Snow continues to cause travel issues in the region.

Emergency Services Dispatchers and Police agencies have reported some mainly minor crashes from February 4-5, blamed on weather conditions.

One crash at around 6:45 p

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Dangerous Wind Chills in the Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service is telling everyone to make sure they cover up as wind chills could reach into the minus double digits.

A very clear night has made ambient air temperatures in some areas to dip to minus ten

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