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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning in effect until 7 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect until 7 am EST Monday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect. * Locations...much of southeast Connecticut...and central and eastern Long Island. * Hazard types...snow...briefly mixing with or changing to freezing rain across Long Island this evening. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches. Ice accumulation of a glaze to a tenth of an inch of ice in Suffolk County. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. * Temperatures...upper 20s. * Timing...snow will be moderate to locally heavy at times into this evening. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to snow covered surfaces. * Winds...west 5 to 10 mph. 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. -- Sunday Mar.01 15,10:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Blue Point Man Arrested for Stealing Purses from Cars Out East

Suffolk County Police have arrested a man who stole pocketbooks from vehicles parked at horse farms in eastern Suffolk County.

NCPD Crime Alert: Westbury Jewelry Store Burglarized

The Third Squad reports the details of a Burglary which occurred on Saturday, February 28, 2014 at 1:30 A.M. in Westbury.

Woman Critically Injured in North Babylon Shooting

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting in North Babylon that critically injured a Wyandanch woman early Saturday morning.

14 Year Old Boy Injured in Copiague Shooting

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in Copiague early Saturday morning.

Wintry Weather Predicted For First Day Of March 2015

Long Island predicted to get anywhere from 4 - 8 inches of snow tonight.

Man Killed in Deer Park Car Crash

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a single-car crash that killed a man in Deer Park early Saturday morning.

Man Arrested for Criminal Impersonation and Hiding Drugs within Body

Suffolk County Police yesterday arrested a man for criminal impersonation and hiding drugs within his body.

Safe & Fun Tips to Celebrating St. Patrick's Day 2015 in NYC

Celebrate your Irish heritage by taking a trip to New York City to enjoy the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: 10 Things to Look Forward to on LI by the End of March

Now that March is officially here, we can all start anticipating warm weather.

Embrace Nature by Joining Outdoor Clubs and Societies

Whether you are looking to take a hike or spot seals and whales, there is an outdoor group for you!

Passing Down & Enjoying Irish Traditionals: St. Patrick’s Day Events for Kids

Help your kids learn something new about the Emerald Isle by attending a St. Patrick’s Day kids event!

LongIsland.com's 2015 March Family Fun Guide: Celebrate Saint Pat’ & Welcome Spring with a Lion’s Share of Fun!

There’s tons of great fun this March, from Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations, to Outdoor Family Fun, and of course tons of great ways to Welcome Spring!

Purim Events on Long Island

The Jewish holiday falls on March 4th and 5th this year.

Springing Forward for Daylight Savings Time

Go in to Daylight Savings Time prepared with these tips so that you can readjust your body's natural clock and get back on task for spring!

Swimming in a Sea of Green: St. Patrick’s Day Parades 2015

It doesn’t matter if you’re Irish or simply Irish-at-heart, everyone and anyone can enjoy these St. Patrick’s Day parades!

Father & Son Arrested for Scamming Great Neck Pharmacy Out of $2,300 in Inventory

According to detectives, beginning in June 2014 and continuing into July 2014, a father & son from Patchogue stole over $2,300 in inventory from a Rite Aid in Great Neck.

The Fresh Air Fund's Western Suffolk Committee Visits NYC

Local Fresh Air Fund volunteers from Western Suffolk attended The Fresh Air Fund’s Tri-State Regional Spring meeting on January 31st, 2015 at El Cid in Manhattan.

The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Before Selfies

The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Before Selfies: Portraiture through the Ages and Poised Poses: Portraits from the August Heckscher Collection. Both exhibitions will open April 25, 2015.

East Moriches Rape Suspect from 2012 Pleads Guilty

A 23 year old East Moriches man charged with raping a female house-sitter in a Stony Brook home in 2012 pleaded guilty today at a court conference in Riverhead, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

Senator Ken LaValle Reports Legislation Passed to Fight Cyber Terrorism

Senate Bills Focus on Enforcing Stricter Penalties and Create Cyber Security Measures To Protect From Future Threats.
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