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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 15,07:24 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Second Winter Storm Set to Hit Long Island Sunday Evening into Monday Afternoon

It looks like all this snowfall isn't over yet for Long Island!

PSEG Long Island Announces February 2015 Power Supply Charge

February’s Power Supply Charge Down 1.3 Percent from January.

Hempstead Man Arrested for Killing Victim in Botched Mugging

Third Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for attempted murder and robbery that occurred in Hempstead on Saturday, 01/03/15 at 10:00 P.M.

Up to Two More Inches of Snow Expected for Long Island by Friday Morning

Right on the heels of Winter Storm Juno, Long Island's Blizzard of 2015, the National Weather Service is predicting additional snowfall of 1 - 2 inches for Long Island Thursday night into Friday morning.

NCPD Crime Alert: Jericho Gas Station Attendant Murdered

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred in Jericho on Wednesday, 01/28/15 at 9:10 P.M.

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.

Travel Ban Lifted in Nassau, Blizzard Warning Remains in Effect in Suffolk

The National Weather Service declared “white out conditions” expected throughout Tuesday.

Teen Killed in Huntington Sledding Accident

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a sledding incident during which a teen was killed in Huntington last night.

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!

Governor Cuomo Issues Tuesday Morning Storm Update

Travel Ban for Hudson Valley, Nassau County, and New York City Lifted Effective 7:30AM.

State of Emergency Declared for Long Island as Locals Brace for the Worst

In a press conference at 2 PM today, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a State of Emergency for Long Island.

Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for all Downstate Counties Throughout Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island

Tractor Trailer Ban on Select Roadways to Begin at 4PM; State Considering Full Travel Ban on Roads and Bridges and Suspension of Public Transit in Affected Areas at 11PM.

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.

Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Prepare for Major Snowstorm Forecasted to Hit Downstate Areas on Monday and Tuesday

Blizzard Forecasted to Bring 2+ Feet of Snow to NYC, LI, Lower Hudson Valley Between Monday and Tuesday.

Governor Cuomo Urges Commuters to Stay Home if Possible on Monday

Roads and Public Transportation Throughout Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island Could be Closed as a Result of Historic Blizzard Conditions with Significant Snow Accumulation.

PSEG Long Island Prepares for Blizzard Conditions and Heavy Snow

Reminds customers of ways to stay in touch.

Blizzard Warning in Effect for Winter Storm Juno - NWS Warns of "Life Threatening" Conditions

The storm's conditions are now being described as "Life-Threatening" by the NWS, who is warning travelers to stay off the road due to "extremely dangerous" conditions.

NWS Blizzard Watch: Potentially Historic Winter Storm Juno to Effect Long Island Monday into Tuesday

It looks like a big Winter storm will be heading to Long Island Monday night into Tuesday.

Nassau County Police Sergeant Saves Local Man and Dog

The Public Information Office reports the details of a water rescue that occurred on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2:00pm in Massapequa.

Snowfall Totals for Saturday's Storm: Iola Dropped Over 5 Inches on Parts of Nassau and Suffolk

Snowfall totals mostly hovered around 2-3 inches, but the North Shore beared the brunt of the storm, receiving nearly half a foot of snow.
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