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"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon... * locations...metropolitan northeast New Jersey...New York City and Long Island. * Hazard types...snow...with a period of freezing rain and sleet. * Accumulations...snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 10 inches...along with less than a tenth of an inch of ice. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the mid 20s to the mid 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. * Timing...Sunday night and Monday. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow...sleet and ice accumulations. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. -- Saturday Jan.31 15,01:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Neil Young, Led Zeppelin Music, Ballroom Dance Fun & Other Performances

Feeling cabin fever from all the snow? Check out the hot spots for end-of-the-week entertainment!

NCPD Officers Walk Parents Through Birthing Baby During Blizzard

The Emergency Ambulance Bureau reports the details of a childbirth that occurred on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Manhasset.

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.

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.

Free Family Fun Across LI this February

From free movies to free art classes, there is plenty to do on a budget in February!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Tribute Concerts, Mummenschanz, Psychic Readings & More

Making weekend plans on the Island is made easy with all these great shows and performances happening!

Suffolk SPCA Announces Happy Ending to a Sad Story

The Suffolk County SPCA announced today that "Bean" has found his forever home.

Build, Tinker, and Create: Hands-on Fun Events for Kids

Exercise your child’s body and mind this winter through some hands-on fun activities!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for 80s Music, Laughter, Theater & Dancing

Find entertainment all weekend long on the Island, from music, comedy, theater to dancing!

Farmingdale Trooper Saves Choking Boy

On January 3, 2015 at about 6:35 PM, the New York State Police in Farmingdale received an emergency call from woman screaming hysterically.

No Parents Allowed: Kids Clubs & Organizations on Long Island

Keep your kids busy working towards positive goals during their down time by enrolling them into a club/organization for kids on Long Island!

Martin Luther King, Jr. & Black History Month 2015: Upcoming Events

Join in on the numerous events honoring and commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month!

Take the Plunge this Winter! Long Island’s Polar Plunges

Brave the cold water this year for a good cause.

Get Up, Get Out, and Get Moving with an Indoor Sports League

Don't forget about your New Year's Resolution! Get fit while making new friends at one of Long Island's great indoor sports leagues!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Theater, Music of the 60s, Elvis, Ice Skating Show & Movies

Too cold for outdoor play, but there's plenty of indoor play and entertainment to enjoy the end of this week! Find everything from theater, movies, music to a winter ice skating show.

January is National Blood Drive Month: Give the Generous Gift of Life This 2015

Although the season of giving may be over, now is a great time to start your New Year off right, by doing something good, giving back to those in need and potentially helping save lives.

Guide to Hiking the Greenbelt Trail System

Take your New Year's resolutions seriously when you take a hike on the Long Island Greenbelt Trail, or the other trails in the greenbelt system.

Kid-Friendly Museums to Explore on Long Island

Follow your child's passions and let them grow by exploring the many educational and inspiring museums that Long Island has to offer!

Local Not-for-Profits Where You Can Donate Gently Used Toys

Keep the giving season going and donate gently used toys to brighten a child's day!

LongIsland.com’s 2015 January Family Fun Guide: Ring in the New Year with Tons of Activities, Events & Winter Fun!

2015 is starting off with a ton of great fun - from nature walks and craft making, to concerts and indoor play, there are tons of great ways to enjoy the month of January - indoors and ...
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