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"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect until midnight EST tonight... ...Winter Storm Warning is cancelled... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow...which is in effect until midnight EST tonight. The Winter Storm Warning has been cancelled. * Locations...Fairfield County and New Haven County in southwest Connecticut and western Suffolk County in southeast New York. * Hazard types...periods of snow and blowing snow. * Accumulations...additional snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. * Winds...northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Visibilities...1 mile or less at times. * Temperatures...around 20. * Timing...this evening. * Impacts...hazardous travel continues. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. -- Tuesday Jan.27 15,06:12 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Raising a family in New York has its own set of advantages and trials, and our Family & Parenting section can help to provide you with tips and tricks from other local Long Island parents. From keeping the kids quiet on long car rides, to the best recreation spots, we've got you covered with insights on the topics that matter most to parents.

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.

Simple, Sweet Ways to Show Your Spouse You Care

Spouse’s Day is January 26th! Find simple, sweet ways to show you care and appreciation them on this day and every day!

Free Family Fun Across LI this February

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

Tips for Building the Perfect Snow Fort

Here’s a few good ideas for building a snow fort this winter.

Simple Recipes Made of Freshly Fallen Snow

Check out these food and beverage recipes you can make using snow as a main ingredient!

Wonderful Must-See Winter 2015 Art Exhibits

Don't miss out on these opportunities to view great art all around Long Island this Winter!

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!

Fun Crafts & Activities Perfect for a Snowed In Afternoon

We haven’t been hit with very much snow yet this season, but that doesn’t mean we won’t! Check out these great crafts & activities for when we do!

Independent Bookstores on Long Island to Visit for an Afternoon of Fun

Looking for something fun to do on a cold Winter’s day? Why not browse the bookshelves at your local independent bookstore!

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!

Winter Break Part II: Fun February Winter Break Camps for Kids

It’s time for Winter Break...Part II!

Indulge Yourself: Where To Go To Ditch Those New Year’s Resolutions

It’s good to indulge yourself every once in awhile!

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!

Tips on Staying Healthy and Skipping the Sick Days This Winter

Winter may be synonymous with Flu season and sick days, but with these tips, you’ll be healthy all season long!

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!

Brilliant Indoor Birthday Bash Places to Plan Your Party

Check out these superb spots around the Island perfect for hosting a kid’s birthday bash!

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!
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