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"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 2 am EST Wednesday... * locations...New York City...Nassau and western Suffolk County...as well as Union...Essex and Hudson counties... * hazard types...snow...sleet and freezing rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches...along with less than a tenth of an inch of ice. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Timing...snow develops late this afternoon...then mixes with sleet and freezing rain this evening before changing to freezing rain by midnight...then to plain rain late at night. * Impacts...snow covered surfaces...coated with ice...will make traveling difficult at times. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. -- Tuesday Mar.03 15,06:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Parts of Long Island Tuesday into Wednesday

Right on the heel's of Sunday's surprise snow storm, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau & Western Suffolk, which will go into effect tomorrow afternoon.

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Congratulates Eagle Scout Matthew O’Connell

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Congratulates Eagle Scout Matthew O’Connell of Commack’s Boy Scout Troop 125.

NYC’s Underground Wi-Fi Provider Launches Subway Selfie Photo Contest

Free Transit Wireless WiFi™ Service Turns Waiting for a Train into a Photo Opp!

Legislator Hahn to Host Lifesaving Drug Overdose Training Seminar

In the continuing battle against the opiate and painkiller epidemic, health officials will offer to the public a free Naloxone training session hosted by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn.

Kaminsky Sponsers Bills to Prohibit Sex Offenders from Residing Near a School

In response to a recent court ruling striking down Nassau County’s sex offender residency restrictions, Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky is co-sponsoring legislation that would prohibit all sex offenders from residing within 1,000 feet of a school, or residing ...

Suffolk County Police Warn of Dangers of Melting Ice

With warmer temperatures in the forecast, the Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau is reminding the public of ice safety tips.

Three William Floyd Teachers Attain National Teacher Certification

Congratulations to three William Floyd teachers – Lillian Bilello (William Floyd High School); Christine Rosado (William Floyd High School); and Mary Siano (William Floyd Elementary School) – for attaining National Board Certification from the National Board for ...

Mind-Readers: Scientists Crack a Piece of the Neural Code for Learning and Memory

Postmortem brain slices can be “read” to determine how a mouse was trained to behave in response to specific sounds

Governor Cuomo Has Recognized March 20th As Fresh Air Fund Day

Governor Cuomo Has Recognized March 20th As Fresh Air Fund Day.

Girl Scouts Earn Business Owner Badge

Baldwin Junior Troop # 2144 earned their Business Owner Badge at Rockville Centre Lanes.

Islip Town Supervisor and Islip Town Board Urges Residents to Follow Town Codes During Inclement Weather

As Islip Town continues to battle severe winter weather, residents are reminded that there are specific codes in place to address the proper removal of snow and ice, as well as codes relating to the parking of ...

PSEG Long Island Announces March 2015 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for March. Effective March 1, 2015, the Power Supply Charge will be 9.18 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), approximately 1.19 cents lower than the February 2015 charge.

Adelphi University to present the 7th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival

Festival to play at over 35 venues throughout New York including Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of the Moving Image and the New York Public Library, followed by National Tour

Getting Crafty, Where to Get Your Craft on for National Craft Month

Get your craft on for National Craft Month with these cute craft projects and upcoming events!

Winter Storm Sparta Surprises Long Islanders with 6+ Inches of Snow

Long Islanders woke up to yet another snowy morning today after Sunday night's snow storm, which buried parts of the Island under another half a foot of snow.

All About the Ides of March

Most everyone has heard of the phrase, “The Ides of March,” but do you know why we use that phrase? Let’s find out!

Man Arrested for Robbing North Babylon Bank

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for robbing a North Babylon bank this afternoon.

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.
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