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"Blizzard Watch" ...Blizzard watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a blizzard watch...which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening. * Locations...portions of southern Connecticut and Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches. * Winds...north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...heaviest snow and strongest winds will occur overnight Monday into Tuesday. * Impacts...extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds with whiteout conditions likely. Secondary and tertiary roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A blizzard watch means there is a potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities. This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very dangerous. , "Special Statement" ...Black ice overnight... Black ice will form overnight on untreated surfaces as temperatures fall into the 20s. Melted snow from this morning's storm will refreeze creating hazardous conditions on surfaces that have been cleared of snow...but untreated for ice. Black ice conditions will begin towards midnight and continue into Sunday morning. -- Sunday Jan.25 15,05:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Tribute Concerts, Mummenschanz, Psychic Readings & More

Making weekend plans on the Island is made easy with all these great shows and performances happening!

Independent Bookstores on Long Island to Visit for an Afternoon of Fun

Looking for something fun to do on a cold Winter’s day? Why not browse the bookshelves at your local independent bookstore!

Winter Break Part II: Fun February Winter Break Camps for Kids

It’s time for Winter Break...Part II!

No Parents Allowed: Kids Clubs & Organizations on Long Island

Keep your kids busy working towards positive goals during their down time by enrolling them into a club/organization for kids on Long Island!

Martin Luther King, Jr. & Black History Month 2015: Upcoming Events

Join in on the numerous events honoring and commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month!

Kid-Friendly Museums to Explore on Long Island

Follow your child's passions and let them grow by exploring the many educational and inspiring museums that Long Island has to offer!

January is National Hobby Month: 10 Fun Indoor Activities Perfectly Fit For Winter

Take advantage of this Winter weather, and National Hobby Month, by taking up a new hobby, or working on an old one!

All About Winter Weather Alerts

Although so far our Winter has been extremely mild, here are some Winter Weather Alerts you should be aware of as the season goes on.

Places on Long Island to Bring Visiting Family & Out-of-Towners

Here are some great ideas of fun things you can do to keep you and your visiting out-of-towners busy!

8 New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To

This year make yourself some resolutions that are actually attainable!

Winter Break Staycation Fun & Festivities

Make your upcoming Winter Break that much better by engaging in some Winter Break staycation fun on and around Long Island!

Suffolk County Legislators File Legislation to Terminate School Speed Zone Cameras

Five Suffolk County Legislators have filed legislation to put an end to Suffolk County’s controversial proposed move to install school speed zone cameras.

Thinking of Giving a Pet for the Holidays?

Please adopt, don't shop!

Over 1,000 Brentwood Students & Families to Honor Former Principal with 5k Run & Memorial Breakfast

ver 1,000 students, faculty and community members of the Brentwood area will come together to run 3.1 miles in honor of late, high school administrator, Gary Mintz, on Sunday, December 7th, 2014.

Get Crafty With This Year's Gift Giving: 2014 Holiday Craft Fairs

If you still need to get some holiday shopping done make your way over to a holiday craft fair on the Island!

NYS Education Department Announces Nominees for 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Education Commissioner John B. King announced the nomination of 10 New York state high school seniors for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

Keeping the Kids Active & Busy While Out of School: Winter Break Camps for Kids

Keep your kids busy & entertained while they’re out of school by enrolling them in a Long Island Winter camp!

William Floyd Middle School Partners with Blue Star Mothers to Support Troops

William Floyd Middle School students and staff have partnered with the Blue Star Mothers to provide care packages for troops deployed overseas during the holiday season.

Unusual Incident in Hicksville Involving Distraught Man and Gun

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Unusual Incident that occurred at 2:30pm on Monday, December 01, 2014 in Hicksville.
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