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"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning in effect from 1 PM Monday to midnight EST Tuesday night... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Blizzard Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM Monday to midnight EST Tuesday night. The blizzard watch is no longer in effect. * 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 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 ft 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. -- Sunday Jan.25 15,03:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News





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The Nassau County SPCA Offers Blizzard Pet Tips

The National Weather Service In New York Has Issued A Blizzard Watch...which Is In Effect From Monday Afternoon Through Tuesday Evening.

The Suffolk County SPCA Urges Long Islanders To Remember Pets During The Winter Storm Watch

With Blizzard-like Conditions Possible, the Suffolk SPCA Urges Locals to remember their pets.

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.

Lake Ronkonkoma Man Killed in Single Car Crash Friday Night

Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Lake Ronkonkoma today.

Islip Man Arrested for Burglarizing East Islip Home

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man who burglarized an East Islip home early this morning.

Sound Beach Man Busted for Heroin & Narcotics

SCPD today arrested a Sound Beach man for possessing heroin and prescription drugs without a valid prescription.

Bethpage Man Arrested for Attempting to Rob Local Gas Station

Second Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for an attempted robbery that occurred in Bethpage on Friday, 01/23/15 at 4:48 P.M.

Teen Arrested for Impersonating NYPD Officer in Rockville Centre

First Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for impersonating a police officer which occurred in Rockville Centre on Friday, 01/23/15 at 8:15 P.M.

Mangano: Free Model Train Exhibit To Benefit Games For The Physically Challenged

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Trainville Hobby Depot will host a free Model Train Exhibit.

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $154 Million In Federal Funding For Long Beach’s South Nassau Communities Hospital To Rebuild Former Long Beach Medical C

FEMA’s Public Assistance Award is Through New Alternatives Procedures Program Which Provides Lump Sum Payments to Sandy Damaged Facilities.

New York State Police Host Twitter Town Halls Online

The New York State Police have launched a series of online question and answer sessions to better serve the people of New York State through social media.

Bay Street Theater Announces The 2015 Mainstage Summer Season

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the three 2015 Mainstage Summer Season productions. The season begins on May 26 and runs through August 30.

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta and Elected Officials Recognized New Eagle Scouts from Troop 301 of St. James

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta, and other guests attended the Eagle Court of Honor for five members of Boy Scout Troop 301 of St. James.

Legislator Anker to Chair 2015 Education and Information Technology Committee

Legislator Sarah Anker (D- Mt. Sinai, 6th Legislative District) is pleased to announce her appointment as Chairwoman of the Suffolk County’s Education and Information Technology Committee for 2015.

William Floyd Bowling Clinches League IV Championship

he William Floyd Bowling team led by head coach Jaime Curley clinched the League IV title and secured a playoff spot with a win over Eastport-South Manor finishing the regular season with a 13-1 record.

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.

MMSCL Can Help Sharpen Personal & Professional Skills with Lynda.com

Are you looking to sharpen or improve your personal and professional skills this year? Now you can from the comfort of your own home or mobile device with Lynda.com, an award-winning online learning service that the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley ...

William Floyd High School Culinary Arts Students Create Foods of the World

Students enrolled in the William Floyd High School Culinary Arts Academy, part of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program at William Floyd High School, are completing lessons based on various cuisines from around the world.

Nassau County SPCA: There's a Winter Weather Advisory in Effect, Remember Your Pets

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a winter weather advisory for a mixture of snow...sleet...and freezing rain...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 pm est Saturday.

Levittown Couple Arrested for String of Local Muggings

The Second Squad reports the arrest of two individuals on Friday January 23, 2015 at 2:00am in Syosset.
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