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"Wind Chill Advisory" ...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST today... * locations...New York City...Long Island and portions of northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard types...dangerous wind chills. * Timing...this morning. * Wind chill...15 to 24 degrees below zero. * Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. * Impacts...the frigid conditions will be dangerous to those venturing outside. Prolonged exposure may cause frostbite. The combination of very low wind chills and frigid air temperatures have the potential to result in frozen pipes...frostbite and hypothermia. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. Outdoor exposure should be limited. If you are heading outdoors... dress in layers and keep your hands and head covered to protect against frostbite , "Special Statement" ...Dangerously cold wind chills this morning... * temperatures this morning range from near zero to 10 degrees below during this time...coupled with strong...gusty winds...are expected to produce life threatening wind chills as cold as 20 to 30 degrees below zero. * High temperatures today will only be in the teens...with wind chills likely not rising above zero until mid to late afternoon. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Sunday Feb.14 16,11:48 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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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.

Winter Storm Mars Snowfall Totals: 6 Inches Hit the East End

Winter Storm Mars, which paralyzed much of Long Island Monday morning left quite a bit of snow in its wake - find out the official snow totals for towns across LI here!

Winter Storm Mars Slams LI Monday Morning, More Snow on Way For Rest of Week

Hundreds of schools across Long Island have chosen to remain closed in anticipation of this morning’s snowstorm intensifying over the coming hours, as has been predicted by the National Weather Service.

Winter Storm Lexi Snow Totals - Lexi Transforms LI into Winter Wonderland in Time for the Weekend

Winter Storm Lexi, which went from nothing to worry about to a storm that prompted dozens of districts to cancel classes for the day has left LI with a fresh coat of snow.

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County & Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County Due To Winter Storm Lexi

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County and Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County, which will both be in effect until 3 PM on Friday.

NWS Issues Blizzard Warning for Long Island as Winter Storm Jonas Approaches

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Long Island, which will be in effect from 4 AM on Saturday until 12 PM on Sunday.

NWS Issues Blizzard Watch for Long Island as Winter Storm Jonas Approaches

The NWS has issues a Blizzard Watch for Long Island, that will go into effect Saturday Morning, and stay in effect until Sunday Afternoon.

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LongIsland.com’s 2016 New Year’s Entertainment Guide: Fun Events & Things to Do to Celebrate on LI!

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