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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Thursday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. * Locations...eastern Union County New Jersey...southern parts of New York City...and Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches tonight into Thursday. * Timing...rain mixes with sleet and snow this evening...before changing to all snow by midnight. Snow may be heavy at times late tonight through Thursday morning...before tapering off Thursday evening. * Impacts...hazardous travel conditions are expected tonight and Thursday due to reduced visibilities...icy roads and significant snow accumulations. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. 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. -- Wednesday Mar.04 15,06:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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4-8 Inches More Snow Expected for LI in 2nd Winter Storm Wednesday Night

After a mix of a bit more snow and cold rain, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Wednesday into Thursday.

Legislator Anker Speaks at Middle Island Civic Meeting

Legislator Sarah Anker was the guest speaker at the Middle Island Civic Association (MICA) meeting on February 19, 2015.

$900 Million to be Invested in State Parks Through 2020

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled a seven-point framework of the NY Parks 2020 Plan that will leverage approximately $900 million in public and private funding to modernize the State park system. NY Parks 2020 was previewed ...

Take the Hassle Out of Income Tax Filing: Tips to Preparing, Filing & Getting Your Refund

Get income tax preparation and filing over with now! In a few short weeks the deadline will roll around.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Over $13.5 Million Recovered For Individuals Through Consumer Assistance Program Since 2011

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that since January 2011, his office has helped over 17,000 people successfully resolve their consumer complaints.

Man Wanted for Robbing Freeport Autozone

The First Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. in Freeport.

Brooklyn Man Sentenced to 36 Years for Attempting to Drug and Sexually Abuse Children

On Friday, February 27, 2015, in federal court in Brooklyn, Bebars Baslan was sentenced to 36 years’ imprisonment for his attempt to drug and sexually abuse three young children: a seven-year-old, an 18-month-old, and three-month-old infant, and ...

Suspect Wanted for Shoplifting at Centereach Walmart

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole beverages from a Centereach store last year.

Suspect Wanted for Shoplifting at Smithtown Walgreens

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole hair regrowth products from a Smithtown store last month.

Bay Street Theater's Kid School Vacation Theater Camp April 6-10, Sign Up Now!

The five-day camp will be led by Karen Hochstedler and includes instruction in acting, singing, dance, performance, and more.

Navy Petty Officer Marmaduke Simms, of Oakdale Selected as Recruiter of the Year

Electronics Technician First Class Petty Officer Marmaduke Simms III, a native of Oakdale, N.Y., was selected for a national award as the Navy Recruiting Command Nuclear Field Coordinator of the Year for 2014.

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.
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