April Fools? No Joke: LI Racks Up Over 3 Inches of Snow Last Day of March

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Mother Nature sure has a funny sense of humor - just as we're entering Spring, LI was hit with a surprise snowstorm!

Monday Morning, Long Island woke up to a stark white surprise - a blanet of snow coating cars, roadways, and homes - Mother Nature's last big laugh as we enter the month of April. Although this isn't the most accumulation we've seen this year, for many, it's certainly been the most shocking - yesterday evening's weather report indicated today would be rainy - only early this morning did the forecast change! Plows could be seen out in force on roadways this morning, however, this morning's commute was quite a messy one for most Long Islanders - roadways were messy, since there was not much warning or time to prepare for the snow.

Here are the reported snow totals for Long Island, taken between 8:39 AM and 11:30 AM, as reported by the National Weather Service:

Nassau County

  • Albertson - 3.0 inches
  • Levittown - 1.2 inches
  • Plainview - 1.0 inch
  • Wantagh - 0.9 inches

Suffolk County

  • Bay Shore - 3.0 inches
  • Centereach - 4.3 inches
  • Coram - 5.0 inches
  • 1 N Hauppauge - 3.4 inches
  • Islip Airport - 4.6 inches
  • Lake Grove - 5.0 inches
  • Lake Ronkonkoma - 4.3 inches  
  • Oakdale - 4.0 inches
  • Ridge - 2.0 inches
  • Ronkonkoma - 4.0 inches  
  • Sayville - 4.0 inches
  • Selden - 5.1 inches
  • Stony Brook - 4.2 inches 
  • Upton - 2.5 inches
  • West Islip - 3.0 inches
  • Yaphank - 4.0 inches

As the snow continues to fall, we'll continue to provide you with updated snowfall accumulation totals for towns across Long Island. Be sure to check back for updates!

[Source: National Weather Service]

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