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"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 PM this evening to 6 PM EST Monday... * locations...the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas...northern Nassau and northwest Suffolk counties...and southeastern coastal Connecticut. * Hazard types...snow...sleet and freezing rain. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches...along with around one quarter of an inch of ice. * Timing...tonight through Monday. * Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. * Temperatures...in the upper 20s. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Snowfall rates...occasionally 1 to 2 inches per hour late Sunday night into early Monday morning. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow...sleet and ice accumulations. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. -- Sunday Feb.01 15,04:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News





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Governor Cuomo Urges Caution with Winter Storm Linus Expected to Impact Communities Across New York State

Storm is Anticipated to Complicate Commutes during Monday Morning Rush Hour.

Nassau County SPCA: Remember Your Pets in Your Winter Storm Prep

The NWS in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for snow, sleet, and freezing rain which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 6 PM on Monday.

East Setauket Bank of America Robbed This Afternoon

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred today at a bank in East Setauket.

Senator Schumer Demands MTA Immediately Institute Sleep Disorder Testing & Treatment Plan For LIRR, As MTA Does On Metro-North & NYC Subway

For more than a decade, national transportation safety board has made recommendations about testing & treating transit operators for sleep apnea—sleep disorders among engineers can put countless of passengers at-risk to deadly accidents.

PSEG Long Island Submits Three-Year Rate Plan for 2016-17-18

PSEG Long Island, acting in its capacity as manager of the electric grid, submitted today a three-year rate plan for review by the New York State Department of Public Service (“DPS”).

Governor Cuomo Announces Number of Winter Farmers’ Markets Set New Record

Number of Winter Markets Tripled Since 2007-2008 in New York.

Man Arrested in Roslyn Heights for Driving While Intoxicated with Children in Car

The Nassau County Police Department reports an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 12:55 A.M. in North Hills.

Huntington Arts Council Announces High Arts Showcase XI

he Huntington Arts Council is proud to announce the High Arts Showcase XI.

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Applauds Boy Scout Troop 125’s Newest Eagle Scout Thomas Kowalski of Commack

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta recognized Thomas Kowalski of Boy Scout Troop 125 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his recent Court of Honor at the Commack United Methodist Church.

An Evening with Kal Penn at Adelphi University

Actor Kal Penn will speak at Adelphi University, drawing from his experience in politics and the arts.

African American Read-In at Adelphi University

Adelphi University will host a reading of works by African American authors.

Plainview Hospital: Please Help Rebuild Long Island's Blood Supply

Winter Storm Juno Cancels Record Number of Blood Drives, More than 3,000 Units Lost This Week.

PSEG Long Island Announces February 2015 Power Supply Charge

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

SCPD Crime Alert: Information Sought About Yaphank Pedestrian Hit & Run

SCPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the driver of an SUV that struck a pedestrian and fled the scene in Yaphank last week.

Copiague Woman Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Plow

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a woman in Copiague last evening.

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.

Queens Woman Arrested for Cashing Forged Checks at Nassau Banks

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Queens woman for possessing forged instruments that occurred in Island Park and Oceanside on Thursday, 01/29/15 at 1:00 P.M. and 1:45 P.M., respectively.

Governor Cuomo Highlights Dramatic Reduction in DMV Wait Times

Wait Times Average 30 Minutes at State-Run Offices, Down from 72 Minutes in 2013.

Two Men Arrested for Dix Hills Gas Station Robbery

Suffolk County Police today arrested two men for robbing a gas station in Dix Hills early this morning.
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