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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... * locations...Suffolk County on Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow...strong winds...and blowing and drifting snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches. * Winds...north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...snow will be heavy at times this morning into the early afternoon...then gradually taper off late this afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Near blizzard conditions are expected...especially out on The Forks and on Fishers Island. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Tuesday... * locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...minor coastal flooding expected for this morning and tonight/S high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for this morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......10.0-10.5..........minor... Glen Cove NY........1048 am........9.8-10.4..........minor... Old Field NY........1050 am........9.1-9.6...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM........9.6-10.0..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.1-9.5...........minor.... -- Monday Feb.08 16,09:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Duo Arrested for Brutal Levittown Assault with Pipe

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The Suffolk SPCA Urges Long Islanders to Protect Pets from Winter Storm Mars

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow which is in effect from 3 am to 6pm Monday. Snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches predicted.

Hicksville BP Station Robbed at Gun Point

The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:11 P.M. in Hicksville.

SCPD Officer Saves Choking Woman in Medford

Suffolk County police officers responded to a 911 call reporting that a woman was choking on food at her home in Medford last night.

Winter Storm Mars to Bring 2-5 Inches of Snow to Nassau, 4-8 More Inches to Suffolk

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County, and a Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County as Winter Storm Mars Approaches.

First National Bagel Eating Contest to be Held Tomorrow in Huntington, New York

The National Bagel Association will hold its first annual "National Bagel Eating Contest" tomorrow, February 7th in Huntington.

Two More Coastal Storms Approaching LI on the Heels of Winter Storm Lexi

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for both Nassau and Suffolk Counties as an offshore storm with the potential to produce accumulating snow approaches the region.

Cupid's Corner: Long Island Valentine's Day 2016 Events for Kids

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Green Vale Students Train with Richie Barshay Trio

The Green Vale School welcomed noted jazz percussionist Richie Barshay to campus on Thursday, January 28. Barshay held percussion-based workshops with grades 4-8, giving students the opportunity to learn globally-inspired jazz elements.

Multi-Agency Study Finds Sources of Fish Kills in the Peconic River

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Trio Arrested for Vandalizing Businesses & Vehicles Across Huntington Village

Suffolk County Police have arrested three men in connection with damaging several businesses and vehicles in Huntington Village in November.

Winter Storm Lexi Snow Totals - Lexi Transforms LI into Winter Wonderland in Time for the Weekend

Winter Storm Lexi, which went from nothing to worry about to a storm that prompted dozens of districts to cancel classes for the day has left LI with a fresh coat of snow.

Nassau County SPCA: Remember Your Pets During Winter Storm Lexi

Don't forget about your pet's welfare and safety during Winter Storm Lexi!

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County & Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County Due To Winter Storm Lexi

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County and Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County, which will both be in effect until 3 PM on Friday.

Winter Storm Likely to Dump More Snow on Long Island

Two weeks after a massive blizzard struck the region, another winter storm is expected to drop more snow on Long Island overnight.

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police DWI Enforcement During Super Bowl Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies statewide will crack down on impaired driving during Super Bowl weekend from Saturday, February 6 until midnight, February 8.

Governor Cuomo Announces Additional State Actions to Combat and Address Zika

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Scam Alert: NCPD Advises Public of Telephone Callers Posing As the IRS

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