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"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT Friday... * heat index values...in the upper 90s due to temperatures in the mid 80s, and dewpoints in the upper 60s. * Timing...into early Friday evening. The highest heat index values will occur mainly during the afternoon. * Impacts...the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can not stay cool. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any length of time. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1. -- Friday Jul.21 17,02:24 AM

Snowfall Totals for Saturday, December 17th, 2016

An overnight snowstorm dropped a few inches of snow on LI, though warming weather will melt it all away before long.

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Snowstorm patterns on the morning of December 17th.

Photo by: NWS NY Official Facebook Page

After a late-week blast of arctic air, Long Island got a brief taste of snow overnight. The snow came mostly in the early morning hours, dropping a light blanket across the region. In Nassau County, North Bellmore received over 4 inches of snow, and in Suffolk, Calverton topped the list with 4 inches. Temperatures are steadily rising and will continue to do so, which means that what snow did stick to the ground won't be around for very long.

Nearby in Manhattan's Central Park, 2.8 inches of snowfall was recorded, in Queens totals of 2-3 inches, and in the Bronx, they received totals of around 3 inches of snow.

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

Nassau County

  • Bethpage - 3 inches
  • East Meadow - 3 inches
  • Floral Park- 3 inches
  • Franklin Square - 2 inches
  • North Bellmore - 4.4 inches
  • Plainview - 3 inches
  • Syosset - 3 inches
  • Valley Stream - 3.3 inches

Suffolk County

  • Babylon - 3.2 inches
  • Brentwood - 3 inches
  • Calverton - 4 inches
  • Centerach - 3.4 inches
  • East Northport - 3 inches
  • Eastport - 3.5 inches
  • East Shoreham - 2.5 inches
  • Fishers Island - 3 inches
  • Hauppauge - 3 inches
  • Huntington - 3 inches
  • Islip Airport - 3 inches
  • Jamesport - 2 inches
  • Kings Park - 3 inches
  • Lindenhurst - 2 inches
  • Medford - 3 inches
  • Mount Sinai - 3.5 inches
  • Ridge - 2.5 inches
  • Riverhead - 3 inches
  • Ronkonkoma - 3 inches
  • Sayville - 3.2 inches
  • Smithtown - 3.2 inches
  • South Setauket - 2.2 inches
  • Upton - 3.8 inches

Have any great snow day photos? 
Email them to us, and we'll be sure to add them to our Winter 2016-17 Photo Gallery!

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, Traffic Cam Feed, and School Closings Page for all of the need to know updates you're looking for!

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

[Source: The National Weather Service]