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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 The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.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. , "Special Statement" Bands of moderate to locally heavy snow will continue to produce snowfall at rates of up to an inch per hour...and visibility between one quarter and one half mile...creating hazardous driving conditions. The snow may mix with sleet at times in and around New York City. Exercise extra caution if out driving or walking. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Suffolk County and coastal Middlesex and New London counties...and a Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect elsewhere. -- Sunday Mar.01 15,06:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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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.

New Cassel Man Sentenced to 35 Years to Life in Prison for Fatal Shooting

Naqunne Jackson, 30, was convicted in shooting death of William Moody, 31.

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces Student Scholarships Available for the 2015 Graduating Seniors

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame is offering student scholarships for graduating Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens high school students who have shown an interest in pursuing a music career.

Roots Ethiopia to Host Lauren Werner Photography Exhibition

Roots Ethiopia Announces First Annual Fundraiser to Support Educational Mission North Shore Day School to Host Lauren Werner Photography Exhibition, Silent Action and Dinner

Nassau PBA Endorses Steve Rhoads For County Legislature in the 19th District

James Carver, president of the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association, said today the union is endorsing Steve Rhoads for Nassau County Legislator in the 19th district, in a special election to be held March 10, 2015.

2013-2014 Final School and District Evaluation Results Released

The New York State Education Department today released the final results of the second year of statewide teacher and principal evaluation.

Man Wanted for Shoplifting at Bay Shore Radio Shack

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole items from a Bay Shore store last month.

Woman Seriously Injured in Cedarhurst Crash

Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a Serious Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 6:43 pm in Cedarhurst.
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