Governor Cuomo Sends National Guard To Southern Tier


BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he is sending more assets to New York's southern tier region.The governor notes the Binghamton area was among the hardest hit by Tuesday's snowstorm.The National Weather Service says 31.3 inches blanketed the region.

Cuomo is sending 100 large plows and 100 members of the National Guard to assist in snow removal.In other parts of the state, another round of snow in the Rochester area has shut down schools, many businesses and most government offices.

Tuesday's storm dumped 20 inches to as much as 41 inches across a region stretching from Lake Erie's eastern shore to the Catskills, Hudson Valley and Adirondacks.Snow showers and winds gusting to 40 mph are hampering snow removal.Schools from Buffalo to the Mohawk Valley were closed Wednesday.


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