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Weather Alert(1)!
"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning now in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... * locations...Suffolk County in southeast New York...and New Haven...Middlesex and New London counties in southeast Connecticut. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow...with blizzard conditions. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 20 to 30 inches...with locally higher amounts. * Snowfall rates...1 to 2 inches per hour this morning. * Winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Temperatures...in the lower 20s. * Timing...today. Heaviest snow and strongest winds this morning. * Impacts...life-threatening conditions and extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds...with whiteout conditions. Many roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle. -- Tuesday Jan.27 15,11:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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Upcoming Groundhog’s Day Events on LI

Groundhog's Day is Monday, February 2nd! Catch Long Island's groundhogs Malverne Mel and Holtsville Hal and check out the other upcoming Groundhog's Day events.

Governor Cuomo Holds Morning Storm Briefing

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today held a morning storm briefing to discuss the winter storm.

Stuck Indoors, Get a Jump on Spring Cleaning

Now's the perfect time to get a jump start on spring cleaning when you're stuck indoors and the kids are home with school closed.

Travel Ban Lifted in Nassau, Blizzard Warning Remains in Effect in Suffolk

The National Weather Service declared “white out conditions” expected throughout Tuesday.

Town of Islip: Please Remove Cars From Streets

As the blizzard continues, the Islip Town Board reminds residents that parking vehicles on TOWN roadways is PROHIBITED DURING SNOW EMERGENCIES, and that cars can be parked on lawns.

PSEG Long Island: Storm Update - January 27, 2015 3:30 AM

The first significant winter weather event of 2015 is having a limited impact on customers across PSEG Long Island’s service territory.

Teen Killed in Huntington Sledding Accident

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a sledding incident during which a teen was killed in Huntington last night.

Snow Totals for Long Island: Juno Leaves Almost Two Feet of Snow from Nassau to the East End

Snow is still falling this morning, adding to the almost two feet of snow Long Island experienced during the night!

Governor Cuomo Issues Tuesday Morning Storm Update

Travel Ban for Hudson Valley, Nassau County, and New York City Lifted Effective 7:30AM.

Crime Report: New Hyde Park Gas Station Robbery

The Third Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. in New Hyde Park.

Crime Report: Details of Thomaston Gas Station Robbery

The Third Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 6:20 p.m. in Thomaston.

National Grid Prepared for Major Winter Storm

National Grid crews are prepared for winter storm Juno, which is expected to bear down on the region beginning later today and continuing through Wednesday morning.

Governor Cuomo Announces Travel Ban in 13 Downstate Counties Effective at 11 PM Tonight

MTA Completely Closing all Public Transit Systems at 11PM.

Town of Islip Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Severe Winter Storm

January 27th Town Board Meeting Cancelled.

NFPA Urges Public to Keep Fire Safety in Mind as Winter Storm Juno Fast Approaches

Home heating equipment is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires and home fire deaths.

State of Emergency Declared for Long Island as Locals Brace for the Worst

In a press conference at 2 PM today, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a State of Emergency for Long Island.

Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for all Downstate Counties Throughout Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island

Tractor Trailer Ban on Select Roadways to Begin at 4PM; State Considering Full Travel Ban on Roads and Bridges and Suspension of Public Transit in Affected Areas at 11PM.

Mangano Reminds Residents Of Warmbed Emergency Winter Shelter Program

With Winter Storm Juno impacting Nassau, County Executive Edward P. Mangano reminded residents that WARMBED, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families during the winter months, is active.

MTA Announces Schedules for 26 Extra LIRR and Metro-North Departures This Afternoon; Service Expected to End at 11 PM

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced schedule details for 26 extra trains that are being added to LIRR and Metro-North schedules this afternoon.

Mayor de Blasio Delivers Special Weather Update at DSNY Manhattan 2 Garage

Transcript of Mayor de Blasio's Special Weather Update at DSNY Manhattan 2 Garage.
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