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"Winter Weather Advisory" ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 PM Monday to midnight EST Monday night... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and freezing rain...which is in effect from 1 PM Monday to midnight EST Monday night. * Locations...New York City...southern coastal Connecticut...most of northeast New Jersey...and Nassau and western Suffolk counties. * Hazard types...snow and freezing rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 1 to 4 inches...highest west of the garden state Parkway...along with around a trace of ice. The exception is over western Suffolk County and coastal southeast Connecticut where up to 1 inch of snow is expected. * Timing...snow develops late Monday morning and afternoon...then gradually mixes with and changes to freezing rain...then rain during Monday evening. * Impacts...roads...especially elevated and untreated surfaces...will become slippery...making travel difficult. This wintry mix will impact the Monday evening commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. Maloit -- Sunday Feb.14 16,03:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Celebrating the Luck of the Irish: LongIsland.com’s St. Patrick's Day Parade Guide

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Suffolk County SPCA Charged Amityville Man With Animal Cruelty

Suffolk County SPCA charged an Amityville man with misdemeanor animal cruelty under the New York State Agriculture and Markets Law on February 11, 2016.

Mangano, Gonsalves & Abrahams Announces $3 Million To Restore NICE Bus Routes

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams announced today $3 million in new funding for NICE Bus operations in 2016 and will work with NICE Bus CEO Mike Setzer ...

Woman Robbed at Gunpoint in Green Acrea Mall Parking Lot

Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Valley Stream on Thursday, 02/11/16 at 4:15 P.M.

Adorable Adoptables: Meet Loving Holly and Friendly Mya

This week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Holly and Mya, both available for adoption at Last Hope Animal Rescue in Wantagh.

Heroin Educational Summit To Address Growing Epidemic Of Drug Overdoses And Deaths

Candlelight Vigil & Ceremony to be held for Loved-Ones Lost to Heroin Abuse.

Mangano Announces Warming Centers as Arctic Freeze Approaches

With a deep winter freeze entering the region this weekend, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced warming center locations will be open to residents over the weekend.

PSEG Long Island to Begin FEMA Reliability Projects in Town of Babylon

PSEG Long Island is beginning its first FEMA circuit reliability projects in the Town of Babylon and Village of Lindenhurst this month

Influenza Declared Prevalent in New York State

State Regulation Requires Unvaccinated Health Care Workers to Wear Masks

Nassau County SPCA Reminds Pet Owners that Pets Need Extra Protection During the Extreme Cold Weather Expected This Weekend

With a Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 4 PM Saturday afternoon until 12 PM Sunday afternoon, the Nassau County SPCA is asking all pet owners to limit their pet's time outdoors and to bring pets that ...

Suffolk County Legislator McCaffrey Honors Local Heroes

On February 4th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) honored a trio of truly exceptional local heroes

Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed at Knifepoint in Westbury

Third Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Westbury on Thursday, 02/11/16 at 11:25 P.M.

Perfect Earth Project to Host 2nd Annual Toxin-Free Lawn & Landscape Seminar

Perfect Earth Project, in conjunction with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County and The Peconic Land Trust, invite you to our 2nd Annual Toxin-Free Lawn and Landscape Seminar.

Stony Brook University Pastor Gives Legislature’s Invocation

Legislator Kara Hahn this week welcomed Reverend Brenda D. Ford, SBU’s Protestant Chaplain and Pastor of the Protestant Campus Ministry to the Suffolk County Legislature to offer the customary invocation delivered at the beginning of each general ...

Chimney Repair Men Arrested for String of Burglaries in Farmingdale & Wantagh

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of two Farmingdale men for three burglaries that occurred in Wantagh and Farmingdale on Tuesday 01/19/16, Thursday 01/28/16 and Wednesday 02/10/16.

NWS Urges Long Islanders to Prepare for "Bitterly Cold" Temps This Weekend

The NWS has issued a Special Weather Statement for Long Island for this weekend, as temperatures are expected to drop to zero Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Bronx Man Arrested for Scamming East Meadow Senior Out of $7,500

The First Squad reports the arrest of a Bronx man for Grand Larceny that occurred on October 20, 2015 in East Meadow.

Daughtry Headlines Entertainment Lineup For The 2016 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated recording artist to perform before running of the Belmont Stakes; will conduct special, post-race concert on Saturday, June 11.

SCPD Missing Person Report: Ronkonkoma Man Reported Missing

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a Ronkonkoma man who went missing earlier this week.

Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University Appoints New Development Officer, Daria Carioscia

Staller Center for the Arts’ director, Alan Inkles, announced the appointment of Daria Carioscia as the Center’s new Development Officer. Ms. Carioscia’s role is to encourage investments in the future of the arts at Stony Brook University.
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