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Flood Watch in WNY

A Flood Watch is posted for all Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne Counties until 5:00 PM tonight.

A Flash Flood Warning has been extended until 3:45 PM for southwest portions of Monroe County and all of Ontario County.

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued until 4:15 PM for portions of Yates County.

Rain will slowly taper, in intensity and coverage, as heavy rain moves east through the mid to late afternoon.

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Mom and two kids dead after murder-suicide

East Greenbush, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a mother despondent over her son's suicide has killed her two young daughters and herself using suffocating nitrogen gas in an upstate New York home.

Police got a 911 call to the house in the Albany suburb of East Greenbush around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday. Police Chief Christopher Lavin says all three victims were found in a first-floor bedroom in grave danger after being overcome by the gas.

Lavin says rescuers tried CPR for a half hour before the three were taken to Albany Medical Center, where they died.

Lavin says the girls were nine and six years old.

He says the mother, 47-year-old Angela Mtambu, was recently released from a mental institution after being overcome with grief when her 23-year-old son asphyxiated himself in the home in April.

 
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