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"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon 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 18 to 24 inches...with locally higher amounts possible. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour expected late tonight into Tuesday morning. * Winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts 45 to 55 mph....strongest across eastern Long Island. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Temperatures...in the lower 20s. * Timing...light snow will begin this morning...with accumulations of 1 to 3 inches possible by sunset. Snow will pick up in intensity Monday evening...with the heaviest snow and strongest winds from about midnight into Tuesday afternoon. * Impacts...life-threatening conditions and extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds...with whiteout conditions. Many 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 remains in effect from late tonight through Tuesday morning... * locations...coasts of the western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...most likely 2 to 3 ft above the astronomical tide with potential for up to 4 ft. * Timing...3 to 6 am early Tuesday morning. * Beach erosion impacts...2 to 4 ft waves and high storm tide may cause beach erosion along the north facing shorelines open to the Long Island Sound. A few exposed water front structures may be damaged. * Coastal flooding impacts...potential for flooding of vulnerable shore roads. 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 early Tuesday morning high tide... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ....................................(mllw)................... Kings Point NY......455 am........10.0-11.0.......moderate... Glen Cove NY........445 am........10.3-11.3.......moderate... Stamford CT.........436 am.........9.5-10.5.......minor...... Bridgeport CT.......433 am.........9.2-10.2.......minor...... New Haven CT........432 am.........8.0-9.0........minor...... -- Monday Jan.26 15,07:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News





This article section is dedicated to local insights about religion and spirituality, as well as religious events coverage, and holiday happenings.

How to Spend your Christmas Day - If you Don’t Celebrate Christmas

You may not celebrate the holiday, but you can still enjoy a great day off work.

Celebrating the Festival of Lights with Menorah Lightings on Long Island

Get in the holiday spirit by attending a menorah lighting ceremony right here on Long Island!

Plane with Swastika Banner Flying Over New York Beaches Have Many Outraged

A plane pulling a banner with the symbol of a swastika on it flew overhead New York beaches over the weekend, leaving many outraged.

NCPD Investigating Church Robbery

St. Vincent De Paul Church was robbed between March 16 and March 17.

Long Island Man Arrested for Stealing form Church in Uniondale

Two Nassau churches were robbed within one week of each other.

Hot Spots: Christmas Eve Dinners & Services and Other Entertainment for the Holiday Week in the Latest Weekly Watch

The kids are off from school this week and many will have family and friends gathering together for the holidays. Check out the hot spots on Long Island to enjoy together!

Bank and Church Robbed in Nassau County

An Elmont church and Uniondale bank were both robbed over the past day.

Elmont Home Depot Employee Steals Over $100K in Charity Scam

A Queens man working for a Nassau County Home Depot used the company’s charity matching program to steal thousands of dollars.

Academy of St. Joseph Houses Islamic School for Third Year

For over 150 years, the Academy of Saint Joseph was a prestigious private all-girls Roman Catholic school conducted by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, attracting boarding students from as far away as South America.

Egyptian Turmoil: Mubarak Acquitted as Churches Are Burned and Policemen Executed

Former President Hosni Mubarak may soon be a free man, but Egypt remains wrapped in violence.

Pope Francis Shows Shift in View Towards Gays: “Who am I to Judge?

In a press conference aboard his plane while returning from Brazil, Pope Francis gave a revealing interview in which he showed a slight shift in tone towards homosexuality.

Cold Murder Case of Rabbinical Student from 1986 Reopened

For nearly 27 years, a cold murder case of a student has gone unsolved. Nassau County Police have reopened the case and have upped the reward for information leading to an arrest of the killer.

Wednesday's Top 10: Delicious Places to Fill Your Easter Basket

Fill your Easter baskets with sweet treats!

Thousands Greet Pope At First Angelus Prayer

Pope Francis addresses a gathering of 100, 000 people at second papal address.

White Smoke At Sistine Chapel - New Pope Has Been Chosen - UPDATE

White smoke has been spotted at the Sistine Chapel, and Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has officially been named as the new pope.

Holocaust Survivor Shares His Incredible Story With Students at Temple Beth David of Commack

Mordechai Miller spoke to seventh grade students at Temple Beth David this past January. He called himself “a hidden child” and his story is one of incredible luck and determination to survive as a Jew in Poland ...

Pope Benedict XVI Resigns, Citing Health Complications and Age

Pope Benedict announced Monday that he does not have the strength to continue in office, and will resign on February 28.

Torah Worth $30,000 Recovered Along With Stolen Car

After a brief scare for a Brooklyn congregation, a rabbi's stolen vehicle containing sacred scriptures valued at $30,000 was recovered unharmed.

Cuomo’s Reproductive Health Act Slammed by LI Bishop

Bishop William Murphy attacked the governor’s plan for abortion rights.
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