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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening... * locations...Suffolk County. * Hazard types...heavy snow...strong winds...and blowing and drifting snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...snow will develop before daybreak...and may be mixed with rain at the very onset. The heaviest snow will fall from the morning commute into early this afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of strong winds and heavy wet snow will bring down tree limbs and power lines. Hazardous travel conditions are expected due to greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Near blizzard conditions are expected...especially out on The Forks and on Fishers Island. 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. , "Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to 1 PM EST this afternoon... ...Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 1 am EST Tuesday... * locations...coastal locations along the North Shore of Nassau and northwestern Suffolk. * Tidal departures...2 to 2 1/2 feet above astronomical tides. * Timing...minor coastal flooding expected for this morning and tonight/S high tide cycles. * Coastal flood impacts...flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover. Majority of roads remain passable. There is no significant threat to life and any impact on property is minimal. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...L.I. Sound water levels for this morning... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1034 am.......10.0-10.5..........minor... Glen Cove NY........1048 am........9.8-10.4..........minor... Old Field NY........1050 am........9.1-9.6...........minor.... ...L.I. Sound water levels for tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ...................................(Mllw).................... Kings Point NY......1102 PM........9.6-10.0..........minor.... Glen Cove NY........1117 PM........9.6-10.1..........minor.... Old Field NY........1118 PM........9.1-9.5...........minor.... -- Monday Feb.08 16,05:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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PSEG Long Island Announces February 2016 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for February. Effective tomorrow, the Power Supply Charge will be 6.2937 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh).

National Grid Files First Rate Case Proposals in a Decade for NYC and Long Island

In order to continue meeting its customers’ energy needs now and in the future, National Grid filed rate proposals with the New York State Public Service Commission (NYSPSC) to update and re-set its natural gas delivery rates ...

National Grid Advises Customers To Clear Ice and Snow Around Appliance Vents and Gas Meters

As snow accumulations continue to mount across the region and with more snowfall forecasted over the coming days, National Grid is urging everyone to take precautions to avoid the potential hazards these conditions present.

Mangano Announces Winter Storm Preparations

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Department of Public Works (DPW) is prepared for the snowfall and flooding that is expected to hit the region on Friday, January 22nd.

PSEG Long Island Helps Customers Go Green and Save Green

PSEG Long Island announced today that customers participating in energy efficiency programs in 2015 will save more than $60 million and 307,582,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year. The amount of energy saved is good for the environment, ...

Nassau County Firefighters Museum Offers Tips to Stay Safe in the Cold Weather

After an unusually mild December, winter has finally arrived in our area with icy winds and sub-freezing temperatures. The Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center has some helpful advice for Long Islanders to remain safe while ...

9th Proposal of Governor Cuomo’s 2016 Agenda: Municipal Consolidation Competition to Continue Making New York Affordable

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the ninth signature proposal of his 2016 agenda – a Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition designed to reward local governments that take real steps to make living and working in New ...

NFPA Urges Timely Disposal of Christmas Trees and Safe Removal of Lights

With the holiday now behind us, O Christmas tree, how saggy are your branches? The gifts have been removed from under the pine, the tree is swiftly losing its coat of green, and the needles are piling ...

FASNY Provides Life-Saving Holiday Tips

The holiday season has begun to bustle! People are celebrating, decorating with lights, putting up Christmas trees, lighting candles and preparing special meals. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) would like to remind ...

Report: Wind in NY Now Supplies Enough Energy for Over 360,000 Homes

Wind power has grown exponentially in New York over the last dozen years, and now supplies enough energy to power over 360,000 homes, a new report from Environment New York Research & Policy Center said today.

FASNY Provides Life-Saving Holiday Tips

The holiday season has begun to bustle! People are celebrating, decorating with lights, putting up Christmas trees, lighting candles and preparing special meals. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) would like to remind ...

Scam Safety Tips to Help Prevent Deception Burglaries and Fake Home Improvement from Mangano and Krumpter

In an effort to keep residents, their loved ones and valuables safe, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter issued safety tips for residents that will help prevent deception burglaries and home ...

Light Up The Holidays Without Lighting Up Your Electric Bill

If you’re ready to satisfy your inner Clark Griswold and put up holiday decorations that can be seen from outer space, National Grid wants you to know that you can do so without adding dramatically to your ...

Nassau Firefighting Academy Holiday Fire Safety Demonstration Highlights the Dangers of Improper Christmas Tree Care

Nassau County firefighters conduct live residential tree fire to drive home how deadly ignoring basic home safety can be during the holidays.

Village of Hempstead Completes Residential Rehabilitation Project

The Village of Hempstead Community Development Agency (CDA) recently completed its third Residential Rehabilitation project, as part of the Village of Hempstead’s ongoing initiative to support senior citizens in the Village.

Homeowners Advised to Check Fuel Oil Tanks to Prevent Leaks and Spills as Winter Approaches

As colder weather descends on the northeast and homeowners receive shipments of home heating oil, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is urging homeowners to inspect heating fuel oil storage tanks for leaks or ...

Suffolk County Undertakes Review of Sewage Treatment Regulatory Program

As an outgrowth of County Executive Steve Bellone’s Reclaim Our Waters Initiative, the Suffolk County Health Department has undertaken a review of existing sewage treatment plant (STP) siting and enforcement practices to identify opportunities to further strengthen ...

Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center Provides Simple Steps to Ensure an Accident-Free Holiday

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires throughout the United States, and Thanksgiving sees more such fires than any other day of the year. According to statistics provided by the National Fire Protection Association, there were ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Home Heating Assistance Available Beginning November 16

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced households that need help paying their heating bills this winter can begin applying for assistance from the Home Energy Assistance Program on Monday, November 16.

Mangano Announces Federal Funds To Help Residents Achieve The American Dream Of Homeownership

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the award of $500,000 in Federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funding that promises to help make the dream of home ownership a reality for some first-time homebuyers.
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