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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains 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 2 to 5 inches...along with 1 to 2 tenths of an inch of ice. Highest snow and ice amounts will be across northern portions of the New York City and New Jersey Metro and northern portions of Long Island. * Timing...tonight through Monday. Heavy snow late tonight into early Monday morning...changing to heavy rain and/or freezing rain...then changing back to a wintry mix in the afternoon. Snowfall range could be 1 to 2 inches higher or lower based on timing of changeover in the morning. * Winds...east winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph in the morning. Northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph late Monday. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times late tonight into early Monday morning. * Snowfall rates...occasionally 1 to 2 inches per hour late Sunday night into early Monday morning. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow and ice accumulations for the early Monday morning commute. Untreated roadways will likely become icy for the Monday evening commute. 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 15,06:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Winter Storm Warning in Effect for North Shore & Western LI, Up to 8 Inches of Snow Expected

Long Island is expected to get kick off the week with another snowstorm which will bring anywhere from 3-8 inches to parts of Long Island.

Governor Cuomo Urges Caution with Winter Storm Linus Expected to Impact Communities Across New York State

Storm is Anticipated to Complicate Commutes during Monday Morning Rush Hour.

Nassau County SPCA: Remember Your Pets in Your Winter Storm Prep

The NWS 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 on Monday.

Where to Earn Girl Scout and Boy Scout Badges on Long Island

Looking for places for your scouts to earn their badges? Check out these businesses and museums and book your scouting event today!

Party Too Hard During the Super Bowl? Tips for Getting Back in Shape for Monday Morning

Monday morning after the Super Bowl can be rough.

Places on Long Island to See Wildlife During the Winter

Bundle up this Winter and bring the kids out for a fun outdoorsy day viewing and interacting with Long Island wildlife!

East Setauket Bank of America Robbed This Afternoon

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred today at a bank in East Setauket.

Bohemian Wedding Inspiration: Planning a Laid Back Evening for Everyone

Organize a relaxed yet fun evening for you and your wedding guests with these Bohemian style ideas!

Senator Schumer Demands MTA Immediately Institute Sleep Disorder Testing & Treatment Plan For LIRR, As MTA Does On Metro-North & NYC Subway

For more than a decade, national transportation safety board has made recommendations about testing & treating transit operators for sleep apnea—sleep disorders among engineers can put countless of passengers at-risk to deadly accidents.

PSEG Long Island Submits Three-Year Rate Plan for 2016-17-18

PSEG Long Island, acting in its capacity as manager of the electric grid, submitted today a three-year rate plan for review by the New York State Department of Public Service (“DPS”).

Governor Cuomo Announces Number of Winter Farmers’ Markets Set New Record

Number of Winter Markets Tripled Since 2007-2008 in New York.

Man Arrested in Roslyn Heights for Driving While Intoxicated with Children in Car

The Nassau County Police Department reports an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:55 A.M. in North Hills.

Second Winter Storm Set to Hit Long Island Sunday Evening into Monday Afternoon

It looks like all this snowfall isn't over yet for Long Island!

There's No Fun Like Snow Fun - Different Ways to Have a Blast in the Snow

Ban boredom with these fresh ideas for snow fun!

Festivals & Fairs Happening on Long Island this Season

Music, food, beer, arts and more! There are many different kinds of events happening over the next few months.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 February Family Fun Guide: Celebrating the Super Bowl, Black History Month, Valentine’s Day & more!

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it is certainly not a month with nothing to do! Check out all of the great things to do this February on Long Island!

Huntington Arts Council Announces High Arts Showcase XI

he Huntington Arts Council is proud to announce the High Arts Showcase XI.

Romantic Surprises Your Special Someone Will Love

Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with one of these romantic gestures & gifts!

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Applauds Boy Scout Troop 125’s Newest Eagle Scout Thomas Kowalski of Commack

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta recognized Thomas Kowalski of Boy Scout Troop 125 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his recent Court of Honor at the Commack United Methodist Church.

An Evening with Kal Penn at Adelphi University

Actor Kal Penn will speak at Adelphi University, drawing from his experience in politics and the arts.
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