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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Thursday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. * Locations...eastern Union County New Jersey...southern parts of New York City...and Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches tonight into Thursday. * Timing...rain mixes with sleet and snow this evening...before changing to all snow by midnight. Snow may be heavy at times late tonight through Thursday morning...before tapering off Thursday evening. * Impacts...hazardous travel conditions are expected tonight and Thursday due to reduced visibilities...icy roads and significant snow accumulations. * Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times. 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. -- Wednesday Mar.04 15,08:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Maintaining your health is something that is important to everyone, and with the medical advances that are made, it seems as though there are new ways to improve your health & wellness each and every day. Long Island Health & Wellness articles will give you the scoop on the important health issues you'll want to know about, as well as topics of specific interest to Long Islanders.

Suffolk County Police Warn of Dangers of Melting Ice

With warmer temperatures in the forecast, the Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau is reminding the public of ice safety tips.

Wintry Weather Predicted For First Day Of March 2015

Long Island predicted to get anywhere from 4 - 8 inches of snow tonight.

Embrace Nature by Joining Outdoor Clubs and Societies

Whether you are looking to take a hike or spot seals and whales, there is an outdoor group for you!

Springing Forward for Daylight Savings Time

Go in to Daylight Savings Time prepared with these tips so that you can readjust your body's natural clock and get back on task for spring!

Get Out, Get Active & Get Some Fresh Air: Long Island Winter Hiking Events

Get some fresh air and stay active this Winter by participating in a hiking event on Long Island!

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!

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Wintery Mix This Weekend

Snow accumulations are predicted to stay within 2 to 4 inches, along with a trace of ice before turning to rain.

Stay Cavity-Free with Tips around Dental Health Month

Keep your kids and your pet's teeth cavity-free with tips as February is National Children’s Dental Month and Pet Dental Health Month!

Guilty Pleasures to Enjoy on Fat Tuesday

Lent starts on Wednesday, so make the most of Fat Tuesday!

Staycation Fun for February Break: Crafts, Hiking, Museums and More!

Keep yourself and your kids busy this February break with activities that are sure to interest every member of the family!

Nassau County SPCA: Valentine's Day and Your Pet

Chocolate, flowers, and pets are not a purr-fect match!

Fun Classes for Adults: Learn a New Skill, Make New Friends & Have Some Fun!

It’s never too late to diversify yourself and enhance your talents. Find out what you are capable of by taking one of Long Island’s many classes for adults.

High Wind Watch and Arrival of Winter Storm Neptune Possible Saturday Night into Sunday

It looks like Winter Storm Neptune will be hitting the Long Island area Saturday night into Sunday!

Arctic Front Approaching Long Island, Potential for Snow on Thursday

Time to bundle up in preparation for Thursday’s Arctic Front!

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.

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for All of LI, Freezing Rain and Light Snow on the Way

The NWS has announced a "long duration winter weather event" with freezing rain and up to an inch of snow.

The North Fork Breast Health Coalition's Inaugural Pink Pearl Gala Honors Dr. Joseph Duva

The North Fork Breast Health Coalition is holding its first gala to raise funds for breast cancer patients and survivors who live on the North Fork.
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