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"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 PM Tuesday to 2 am EST Wednesday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and freezing rain...which is in effect from 3 PM Tuesday to 2 am EST Wednesday. * Locations...New York City...Nassau and western Suffolk County...as well as Union...Essex and Hudson counties... * hazard types...snow and freezing rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches...along with a trace to a few hundredths of an inch of ice. * Temperatures...starting in the mid to upper 20s Tuesday afternoon...then slowly rising into the lower 30s to mid 30s late Tuesday night. * Timing...snow develops late Tuesday afternoon...then mixes with sleet and freezing rain Tuesday evening before changing to freezing rain by midnight...then to plain rain late at night. * Impacts...snow covered surfaces...coated with ice...will make traveling difficult at times. 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 Mar.03 15,02:12 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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One thing that there is no lack of on Long Island is fabulous wine and dining. With almost limitless dining options on Long Island, you'll want to know what other locals enjoy before hitting the town, or heading out East for a vineyard trip.

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: 10 Things to Look Forward to on LI by the End of March

Now that March is officially here, we can all start anticipating warm weather.

Passing Down & Enjoying Irish Traditions: St. Patrick’s Day Events for Kids

Help your kids learn something new about the Emerald Isle by attending a St. Patrick’s Day kids event!

LongIsland.com's 2015 March Family Fun Guide: Celebrate Saint Pat’ & Welcome Spring with a Lion’s Share of Fun!

There’s tons of great fun this March, from Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations, to Outdoor Family Fun, and of course tons of great ways to Welcome Spring!

Swimming in a Sea of Green: St. Patrick’s Day Parades 2015

It doesn’t matter if you’re Irish or simply Irish-at-heart, everyone and anyone can enjoy these St. Patrick’s Day parades!

Traditional Irish and Irish-American Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

This St. Patrick's Day, continue a family tradition - or create a new one - with traditional Irish and Irish-American fare!

Celebrating Safely Takes More Than the Luck of the Irish: St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Eat, drink and be merry - but do so responsibly!

Revitalize Your Day with a Mid-Day Break

What do you do during lunch? Tips to a lunch break that will have you coming back revitalized and ready to conquer more work.

Simple Ways to Start Transitioning into Spring

The first day of Spring is March 20th! Time to start thinking about your transition from season to season!

Spice Up Your Dinner Plans with These Bold Recipes

Keep warm with these recipes for homemade sriracha sauce and spicy shredded beef!

Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations Happening Across Long Island

Check out all of these great St. Patrick’s Day celebrations for the Irish, and Irish-at-heart, to enjoy and participate in!

Recipes to Revamp Leftover Valentine's Candy

Still surrounded by Valentine's candy? Whip it into something new and tasty with one of these recipes!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Elton John, Janis Joplin Tribute Concerts, Mardi Gras, Hockey & More

Enjoy a weekend of music, beer tasting, shows, hockey and more!

Time To Dip Those Chips: February 24th is Tortilla Chip Day

What better way to celebrate Tortilla Chip day, than by eating at a delicious Mexican restaurant on Long Island!

Enjoy a Day in NYC with the Kids

For February Break, hop aboard the LIRR and take your kids to see great NYC museums and landmarks!

Throw Your Own Mardi Gras Bash!

Instead of going out, have your Mardi Gras party in the comfort of your own home this year, complete with masks, music, and Creole-inspired food!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Love Songs, Ice Skating, Dancing & More

Feel love this Valentine's Day weekend through music entertainment and concerts featuring the songs of The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and Marc Anthony.

Last Minute Valentine's Gifts for Your Lovable Valentine

Valentine’s Day is only 3 days away! Here are some last minute ideas for those still drawing a blank on what to do, or get, for their sweetie!

Have Fun after a Full Day of Work with These Ideas

Whether you work 40 hours a week or 50 hours a week, there's still time after work to do fun things that can help you unwind and de-stress.

Valentines Fun for Those Without a Sweetheart

No plans for February 14th? No problem! Check out these fun things to do on Valentine’s Day!

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