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"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 1 PM Monday to midnight EST Tuesday night... * locations...New York City and surrounding immediate suburbs... Long Island...and most of southern Connecticut. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow...with blizzard conditions. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 20 to 30 inches...with locally higher amounts possible. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour expected late Monday night into Tuesday morning. * Winds...north 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph...strongest across eastern Long Island. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Temperatures...in the lower 20s. * Timing...light snow will begin Monday morning...with accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible by the evening rush. Snow will pick up in intensity Monday evening...with the heaviest snow and strongest winds from about midnight Monday night into Tuesday afternoon. * Impacts...life-threatening conditions and extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds...with whiteout conditions. Secondary and tertiary roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle. All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday afternoon...to allow people already on the Road to safely reach their destinations before the heavy snow begins...and to allow snow removal equipment to begin to clear roads. , "Coastal Flood Watch" ...Coastal Flood Watch in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a coastal Flood Watch...which is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning. * Locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...most likely 3 to 4 ft of surge above astronomical tide. A low probability of 4 to 4 1/2 ft surge above astronomical tide. * Timing...during the times of high tide between 3 am and 6 am late Monday night into early Tuesday morning. * Beach erosion impacts...2 to 4 waves and high storm tide will cause beach erosion along north facing shorelines open to Long Island Sound. A few exposed water front structures may be damaged. * Coastal flooding impacts...potential for flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or basements due to height of storm tide and/or wave action. Several shore Road closures may be needed. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for flooding are expected to develop. Coastal residents should be alert for later statements or warnings...and take action to protect property. ...Most likely western l.I. Sound water levels for Monday night/early Tuesday morning high tide... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ....................................(mllw)................... Kings Point NY......455 am........11.1-11.7.......moderate... Glen Cove NY........445 am........11.5-12.1.......moderate... Stamford CT.........436 am........11.1-11.7.......moderate... Bridgeport CT.......433 am........10.6-11.0.......moderate... New Haven CT........432 am.........9.5-10.1.......moderate... -- Monday Jan.26 15,01:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News




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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.

Two Separate Burglaries at Westbury High School

Crime Stoppers, The Nassau County Police Department, and The Old Westbury Police Department are seeking the public’s help with any information regarding two separate burglaries that occurred at Westbury High School in Old Westbury, NY.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Nassau & Western Suffolk for Saturday

3-5 inches of snow is expected for Nassau County & Western Suffolk County on Saturday.

NWS: 3 - 6 Inches of Snow on the Horizon This Weekend for Long Island

Time to get ready for a potentially snowy weekend here on Long Island!

18 Year Old Hicksville Missing Teen Found Deceased

The Missing Persons Squad reports the details of a missing Hicksville man last seen on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 12:01 A.M.

Hauppauge Mother Arrested for Leandra's Law after Crashing into House

Suffolk County Police today arrested a woman for driving while intoxicated after she crashed her vehicle into a house in Hauppauge with her daughter in the vehicle.

MTA Long Island Rail Road Sets New Goals to Boost On-Time Performance & Improve Fleet Reliability

Push Comes as Nation's Busiest Commuter Line Reports More Ridership Gains.

Slight Snowfall Expected Tonight, Nor'Easter to Hit NY Metro Area this Weekend

Although tonight's snowfall is predicted to leave an inch or less of snow on Long Island, a Nor'easter is headed toward the area this weekend.

Woodbury Bookkeeper Charged with Stealing $24,000 from Employer

An Islip woman is facing felony charges after stealing about $24,000 from the office backend support service company she works for in Woodbury.

Man Found Dead in Woods in Herricks

The Third Squad reports a fatal aided discovered on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:40 p.m. in Herricks.

Suffolk SPCA Announces Happy Ending to a Sad Story

The Suffolk County SPCA announced today that "Bean" has found his forever home.

Cedarhurst Man Angry About Being Evicted From Apartment Sets It On Fire

Arson/Bomb Squad detectives report the details of a fire that occurred in Cedarhurst on Friday, 01/16/15 at 2:20 P.M.

Suffolk County SPCA Seeking Public's Help After Gruesome Find of Dead Roosters in Centereach

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public in the gruesome find of dead roosters in Centereach yesterday.

Two Killed in Three Car Collission Caused by Drugged Driver

The Homicide Squad is investigating a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred on Monday, January 12, 2015 in Lynbrook at 8:13 pm.

Farmingdale Trooper Saves Choking Boy

On January 3, 2015 at about 6:35 PM, the New York State Police in Farmingdale received an emergency call from woman screaming hysterically.

Mineola Man Found Shot to Death on Roslyn Road

The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 9:36 pm in Mineola.

Snowfall Totals for Long Island: Up to 2 Inches of Snow After Morning Storm

Locals woke up to heavier snow and stronger winds than expected this morning, leaving the Island coated in white.
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