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"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon... * locations...the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas...Long Island...and southeastern coastal Connecticut. * Hazard types...snow...sleet...freezing rain and rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches...with a tenth to a quarter inch of ice across northern portions of the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas and northwestern Long Island. Snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches and a few hundredths of an inch of ice across southern portions of the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas and southeastern portions of Long Island and coastal Connecticut. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Temperatures...in the upper 20s to lower 30s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...late Sunday night through Monday. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow...sleet and ice accumulations. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. -- Saturday Jan.31 15,06:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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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.

Snow Totals for Long Island: Juno Leaves Almost Two Feet of Snow from Nassau to the East End

Snow is still falling this morning, adding to the almost two feet of snow Long Island experienced during the night!

Local Schools Plan Early Releases Today, Closures Tomorrow in Preparation for "Historic Storm"

With tonight's road conditions being described as "life threatening", and "extremely dangerous" by the NWS, numerous schools across Long Island have opted to dismiss students early today, and close tomorrow.

Simple Recipes Made of Freshly Fallen Snow

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

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!

Getting Life Back in Order after the Holidays

The high of the holidays and the New Year has simmered down. Now it's time to get life back in order with these tips.

After the Holidays: Tips to Removing & Recycling the Christmas Tree

The pine needles from the Christmas tree are beginning to fall. Find out how to remove and recycle your real Christmas tree.

Fifteen Ways to Start 2015 Off on a Frugal Foot

Save some money in the upcoming New Year by following these tips!

Taking the Hassle Out of Holiday Returns

'Tis the season, for holiday returns!

Save Energy at Home this Winter

The arrival of the Winter means cooler temperatures and more energy use to keep the home warm, but with a few tips you can save on the utility bill.

New 934 Area Code Announced for Suffolk County

Its official, the North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned a new area code for Suffolk County.

Easy Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining

Check out these simple starters for your holiday gathering that won’t have you spending extra hours in front of the stove!

Non-Traditional Treats to Leave Out For Santa This Year

Surprise Santa this year with some non-traditional treats!

Winter Break Staycation Fun & Festivities

Make your upcoming Winter Break that much better by engaging in some Winter Break staycation fun on and around Long Island!

Celebrate the Season With These Perfect for Your Holiday Soiree Christmas Cocktails

Give your guests something seasonal, and sensational, to sip on at your holiday bash!

Cheerful Christmas Themed Party Ideas - Ugly Sweater Party, Cookie Exchange Party & More!

Get your friends and family together, and in the holiday spirit, for a fun Christmas themed bash!

Festive Table Setting Ideas for Your Holiday Gathering

Wow your guests with these festive holiday table settings!

NYS Public Service Commission Approves New Area Code for Suffolk County

The New York State Public Service Commission today announced that they have approved the establishment of a second area code for Suffolk County, as 631 telephone numbers are being used up at a record pace.

Not Home for the Holidays? Find a Great Place for the Pets to Stay While You're Away!

If you're going away for the holidays make sure your beloved pets are well taken care of with these Long Island pet services!

Keep Your Family Safe this Holiday Season: Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Here are tips to selecting, setting up and decorating your Christmas tree safely in the home.
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