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"Hurricane Statement" This product covers southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut **jose weakens as it moves over cooler ocean waters** New information --------------- * changes to watches and warnings: - the tropical storm watch has been cancelled for northeastern Suffolk, northwestern Suffolk, southeastern Suffolk, and southwestern Suffolk * current watches and warnings: - none * storm information: - about 250 miles southeast of New York City NY or about 200 miles south-southeast of Montauk Point NY - 38.4n 70.3w - storm intensity 65 mph - movement northeast or 40 degrees at 8 mph Situation overview ------------------ Tropical Storm Jose will continue to track slowly northeast, passing to the southeast of the area. The main hazard will be coastal flooding with 1 to 2 feet of inundation expected during the times of high tide this morning. Dangerous surf of 8 to 10 feet is expected today. This will result in widespread dune erosion and washovers. Tropical storm force winds will continue over the ocean waters east of Fire Island Inlet. Potential impacts ----------------- * shoreline hazards: prepare for dangerous surf of 8 to 10 ft causing widespread dune erosion, and localized dune overwashes along the Atlantic beachfront. * Surge: prepare for locally hazardous surge having possible limited impacts across Suffolk County. Potential impacts in this area include: - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where surge water covers the Road. - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong and frequent rip currents. - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings. * Wind: little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut. Precautionary/preparedness actions ---------------------------------- Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for official storm information. Listen for possible changes to the forecast. Next update ----------- Unless there are changes to the forecast...as it pertains to this event this will be the last local statement issued by the National Weather Service in Upton NY regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. 531 am EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 This product covers southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut **jose weakens as it moves over cooler ocean waters** New information --------------- * changes to watches and warnings: - the tropical storm watch has been cancelled for northeastern Suffolk, northwestern Suffolk, southeastern Suffolk, and southwestern Suffolk * current watches and warnings: - none * storm information: - about 250 miles southeast of New York City NY or about 200 miles south-southeast of Montauk Point NY - 38.4n 70.3w - storm intensity 65 mph - movement northeast or 40 degrees at 8 mph Situation overview ------------------ Tropical Storm Jose will continue to track slowly northeast, passing to the southeast of the area. The main hazard will be coastal flooding with 1 to 2 feet of inundation expected during the times of high tide this morning. Dangerous surf of 8 to 10 feet is expected today. This will result in widespread dune erosion and washovers. Tropical storm force winds will continue over the ocean waters east of Fire Island Inlet. Potential impacts ----------------- * shoreline hazards: prepare for dangerous surf of 8 to 10 ft causing widespread dune erosion, and localized dune overwashes along the Atlantic beachfront. * Surge: prepare for locally hazardous surge having possible limited impacts across Suffolk County. Potential impacts in this area include: - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where surge water covers the Road. - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong and frequent rip currents. - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings. * Wind: little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut. Precautionary/preparedness actions ---------------------------------- Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for official storm information. Listen for possible changes to the forecast. Next update ----------- Unless there are changes to the forecast...as it pertains to this event this will be the last local statement issued by the National Weather Service in Upton NY regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. 531 am EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 This product covers southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut **jose weakens as it moves over cooler ocean waters** New information --------------- * changes to watches and warnings: - the tropical storm watch has been cancelled for northeastern Suffolk, northwestern Suffolk, southeastern Suffolk, and southwestern Suffolk * current watches and warnings: - none * storm information: - about 250 miles southeast of New York City NY or about 200 miles south-southeast of Montauk Point NY - 38.4n 70.3w - storm intensity 65 mph - movement northeast or 40 degrees at 8 mph Situation overview ------------------ Tropical Storm Jose will continue to track slowly northeast, passing to the southeast of the area. The main hazard will be coastal flooding with 1 to 2 feet of inundation expected during the times of high tide this morning. Dangerous surf of 8 to 10 feet is expected today. This will result in widespread dune erosion and washovers. Tropical storm force winds will continue over the ocean waters east of Fire Island Inlet. Potential impacts ----------------- * shoreline hazards: prepare for dangerous surf of 8 to 10 ft causing widespread dune erosion, and localized dune overwashes along the Atlantic beachfront. * Surge: prepare for locally hazardous surge having possible limited impacts across Suffolk County. Potential impacts in this area include: - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where surge water covers the Road. - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong and frequent rip currents. - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings. * Wind: little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut. Precautionary/preparedness actions ---------------------------------- Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for official storm information. Listen for possible changes to the forecast. Next update ----------- Unless there are changes to the forecast...as it pertains to this event this will be the last local statement issued by the National Weather Service in Upton NY regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. 531 am EDT Wed Sep 20 2017 This product covers southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut **jose weakens as it moves over cooler ocean waters** New information --------------- * changes to watches and warnings: - the tropical storm watch has been cancelled for northeastern Suffolk, northwestern Suffolk, southeastern Suffolk, and southwestern Suffolk * current watches and warnings: - none * storm information: - about 250 miles southeast of New York City NY or about 200 miles south-southeast of Montauk Point NY - 38.4n 70.3w - storm intensity 65 mph - movement northeast or 40 degrees at 8 mph Situation overview ------------------ Tropical Storm Jose will continue to track slowly northeast, passing to the southeast of the area. The main hazard will be coastal flooding with 1 to 2 feet of inundation expected during the times of high tide this morning. Dangerous surf of 8 to 10 feet is expected today. This will result in widespread dune erosion and washovers. Tropical storm force winds will continue over the ocean waters east of Fire Island Inlet. Potential impacts ----------------- * shoreline hazards: prepare for dangerous surf of 8 to 10 ft causing widespread dune erosion, and localized dune overwashes along the Atlantic beachfront. * Surge: prepare for locally hazardous surge having possible limited impacts across Suffolk County. Potential impacts in this area include: - localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where surge water covers the Road. - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly in usually vulnerable locations. Strong and frequent rip currents. - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings. * Wind: little to no additional impacts are anticipated at this time across southeast New York, northeast New Jersey, and southern Connecticut. Precautionary/preparedness actions ---------------------------------- Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for official storm information. Listen for possible changes to the forecast. Next update ----------- Unless there are changes to the forecast...as it pertains to this event this will be the last local statement issued by the National Weather Service in Upton NY regarding the effects of tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. , "Flood Watch / Flood Statement" ...Coastal flood advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in New York NY has cancelled the coastal flood advisory. Water levels will approach or just touch minor flood benchmarks during the times of high tide. -- Wednesday Sep.20 17,12:24 PM

Snow Totals for Winter Storm Linus: Super Bowl Sunday's Super Snow Covers LI with a Few More Inches of Snow

Exactly one week after Winter Storm Juno, dubbed "The Blizzard of 2015", Winter Storm Linus has left some areas of Long Island covered with an additional 2-4 inches of snow.

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Exactly one week after Winter Storm Juno, dubbed "The Blizzard of 2015", Winter Storm Linus has left some areas of Long Island covered with an additional 2-4 inches of snow. 

In Nassau County, Bayville received almost 8 inches of snow, and in Suffolk, the East End received the most, with East Northport getting 10.0 inches as of 5:45 this evening.

Nearby in Manhattan's Central Park, 3.6 inches of snowfall was recorded and as of 4:00 this afternoon, the Bronx had 4.4 inches. Laguardia Airport in Queens received 6.4 inches as of 4:00 PM, while JFK Airport only had 4.4 inches.

Here are the reported snow totals for towns across Long Island:

Nassau County

  • Albertson - 7.1 inches - 4:00 PM Monday Afternoon
  • Bayville - 7.9 inches - 5:05 PM Monday Evening
  • Bethpage - 7.5 inches - 5:15 PM Monday Evening
  • Carle Place - 1.9 inches - 6:22 PM Monday Evening
  • East Meadow - 5.2 inches - 4:00 PM Monday Evening
  • East Rockaway - 5.5 inches - 6:02 PM Monday Evening
  • Levittown - 6.8 inches - 4:00 PM Monday Afternoon
  • Malverne - 4.5 inches - 5:00 PM Monday Evening
  • Merrick - 5.6 inches - 5:50 PM Monday Evening
  • North Merrick - 6.9 inches - 5:30 PM Monday Evening
  • Plainview - 6.5 inches - 4:09 PM Monday Afternoon
  • Rockville Centre - 2.0 inches - 7:00 AM Monday Morning

Suffolk County

  • Bay Shore - 4.9 inches - 5:30 PM Monday Evening
  • Centereach - 5.0 inches - 4:45 PM Monday Afternoon
  • East Northport - 10.0 inches - 5:45 PM Monday Evening
  • Farmingville - 5.1 inches - 5:30 PM Monday Evening
  • Huntington - 2.3 inches - 9:00 AM Monday Morning
  • Islip Airport - 5.1 inches - 7:00 PM Monday Evening
  • Lindenhurst - 4.0 inches - 6:30 PM Monday Evening
  • Mattituck - 3.8 inches - 5:15 AM Monday Morning
  • Mount Sinai - 3.0 inches - 5:00 AM Monday Morning
  • North Babylon - 3.0 inches - 5:30 AM Monday Morning
  • Old Field - 2.4 inches - 12:55 PM Monday Afternoon
  • Orient - 4.5 inches - 9:13 AM Monday Morning
  • Port Jefferson - 4.0 inches - 5:30 AM Monday Morning
  • Riverhead - 3.0 inches - 6:45 PM Monday Evening
  • Rocky Point - 7.2 inches - 5:50 PM Monday Evening
  • Sayville - 5.1 inches - 5:21 PM Monday Evening
  • Shoreham - 4.0 inches - 5:15 AM Monday Morning
  • Smithtown - 8.3 inches - 6:00 PM Monday Evening
  • Sound Beach - 5.8 inches - 5:30 PM Monday Evening
  • Southampton - 2.5 inches - 6:19 AM Monday Morning
  • Stony Brook - 5.3 inches - 4:45 PM Monday Evening
  • Upton - 4.8 inches - 7:00 PM Monday Evening

We will be updating these snow totals throughout the day.

Although snow days can be a lot of fun, they can also cause all sorts of issues such as delays, closures, and unsafe driving conditions. Be sure to stay informed - head over to the LongIsland.com Weather Center, Traffic Center, and School Closings Page for all of the need to know updates you're looking for!

Have any great snow day photos? 
Email them to us, and we'll be sure to add them to our Winter 2014-15 Photo Gallery!

How much more snow did your neighborhood get?
Let us know, and we'll be sure to update our Snow Total List!

[Source: The National Weather Service.]