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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 6 PM EST Monday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for snow...sleet and freezing rain...which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 6 PM EST Monday. * Locations...the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas...northern Nassau and northwest Suffolk counties...and southeastern coastal Connecticut. * Hazard types...snow...sleet and freezing rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches...along with around one quarter of an inch of ice. * Winds...northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. * Temperatures...in the upper 20s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...tonight through Monday. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow...sleet and ice accumulations. 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. -- Sunday Feb.01 15,05:12 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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PSEG Long Island Announces February 2015 Power Supply Charge

February’s Power Supply Charge Down 1.3 Percent from January.

LI Spots for Birthday Freebies: Free Food, Fun, and More

Get ready for your birthday by getting on the email lists of these businesses, then watch the freebies pour in!

Getting Life Back in Order after the Holidays

The high of the holidays and the New Year has simmered down. Now it's time to get life back in order with these tips.

Best Deals to Catch after the Holidays

If you think you saw savings around Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you can catch even bigger deals on certain items in January and the upcoming months.

Ten Terrific 2015 New Year's Resolutions for Kids

Adults aren't the only ones who make New Year's resolutions!

Fifteen Ways to Start 2015 Off on a Frugal Foot

Save some money in the upcoming New Year by following these tips!

Taking the Hassle Out of Holiday Returns

'Tis the season, for holiday returns!

Save Energy at Home this Winter

The arrival of the Winter means cooler temperatures and more energy use to keep the home warm, but with a few tips you can save on the utility bill.

NYS Public Service Commission Approves New Area Code for Suffolk County

The New York State Public Service Commission today announced that they have approved the establishment of a second area code for Suffolk County, as 631 telephone numbers are being used up at a record pace.

Oceanside Business Owner Busted for Stealing Customer Credit Card Info, Buying Steroids

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of an Island Park man for incidents that occurred during the months of November and December 2014.

Suffolk County Legislators File Legislation to Terminate School Speed Zone Cameras

Five Suffolk County Legislators have filed legislation to put an end to Suffolk County’s controversial proposed move to install school speed zone cameras.

32-Count Indictment Unsealed, Six Arrested In Illegal Dumping Of Construction Debris

Illegal dumping of toxic New York City construction and demolition debris at four locations in western Suffolk.

Scammers Prey on Consumers around the Holidays: What to Watch Out For

The holidays bring around good spirits in most of us, but that is also reason why so many fall victim to holiday scams. Know what to look out for.

Christmas Themed Haunted House in Hauppauge has Commercial Banned from TV Santa and a Chainsaw

Chambers of Horror NY, a local haunt located in Hauppauge, recently had their commercial for their Christmas-themed Haunted House banned from cable TV.

Trio Nabbed for Armed Robbery of Hempstead T-Mobile Store

The Major Case Bureau and the Third Squad reports the details of three arrests for Robbery that occurred on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:45 pm in Hempstead.

Get Crafty With This Year's Gift Giving: 2014 Holiday Craft Fairs

If you still need to get some holiday shopping done make your way over to a holiday craft fair on the Island!

Massapequa's 1st Restaurant Week Launches December 7th, 2014

Massapequa Restaurant Week (MRW) kicks off on December 7, 2014 offering seven days of local dinner specials at 14 restaurants and growing.

Bank of America Awards More Than $160,000 in Grants to Long Island Nonprofits

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation today announced $160,000 in grants to five Long Island nonprofits providing critical services to individuals and families in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

SCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Using Stolen Credit Card for East End Shopping Spree

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and detectives from the Quogue Village Police Department are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who used a stolen credit card at several locations in Suffolk County this month.
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