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"Blizzard Warning" ...Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight EST Tuesday night... * locations...New Haven...Middlesex...New London and southern Fairfield counties in Connecticut. Hudson...eastern Bergen... eastern Essex and eastern Union counties in New Jersey. Southern Westchester...New York (Manhattan)...Bronx...Richmond (staten island)...Kings (Brooklyn)...Suffolk...Queens and Nassau counties in New York. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow...with blizzard conditions. * Accumulations...20 to 30 inches with locally higher amounts... especially across Long Island and Connecticut. * Snowfall rates...2 to 4 inches per hour overnight into Tuesday morning. * Winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts up to 70 mph possible across extreme eastern Long Island. * Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times. * Temperatures...lower to mid 20s. * Timing...snow will be heavy at times through Tuesday. The heaviest snow and strongest winds will be overnight into Tuesday morning. * 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 Warning" ...Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect from 3 am to 7 am EST Tuesday... * locations...the New York coasts of the western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...most likely 2 1/2 to 3 ft above the astronomical tide...with a worst case of 3 1/2 ft. * Timing...3 to 7 am late tonight into early Tuesday morning. * Beach erosion impacts...3 to 5 ft waves and high storm tide may cause beach erosion along the north facing shorelines open to the Long Island Sound. A few exposed Waterfront structures may be damaged. * Coastal flooding impacts...flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and/or wave action. Vulnerable shore Road closures may be needed. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property. ...Most likely western l.I. Sound water levels for late tonight... Coastal............time of......forecast total.....Flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level.......category.. ....................................(mllw)................... Kings Point NY......455 am........10.2-10.8.......moderate... Glen Cove NY........445 am........10.6-11.2.......moderate... -- Tuesday Jan.27 15,12:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

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Tips for Building the Perfect Snow Fort

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Join the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Long Island Singles Events: New Year, New You, How About Meeting Someone New!

Get out there this Winter at a fun singles event on Long Island!

Build, Tinker, and Create: Hands-on Fun Events for Kids

Exercise your child’s body and mind this winter through some hands-on fun activities!

Winter Running: Staying Warm While Staying in Shape

Winter is a great time of year to go out for a run.

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

It’s time for Winter Break...Part II!

Super Fun Super Bowl Snacks

Dips, rolls, and treats galore to keep your guests full during the big game!

Super Bowl 2015 Guide: Places to Go to Watch Super Bowl XLIX

Root on your favorite team in Super Bowl XLIX at one of these great bars and restaurants on Long Island!

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!

Take the Plunge this Winter! Long Island’s Polar Plunges

Brave the cold water this year for a good cause.

Get Up, Get Out, and Get Moving with an Indoor Sports League

Don't forget about your New Year's Resolution! Get fit while making new friends at one of Long Island's great indoor sports leagues!

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Theater, Music of the 60s, Elvis, Ice Skating Show & Movies

Too cold for outdoor play, but there's plenty of indoor play and entertainment to enjoy the end of this week! Find everything from theater, movies, music to a winter ice skating show.

Stay Positive This Winter: Tips on Keeping Spirits Up During the Cold Season

Keep your spirits up this Winter with these tips for battling the Winter blues!

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!

LongIsland.com’s 2015 January Family Fun Guide: Ring in the New Year with Tons of Activities, Events & Winter Fun!

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United States Air Force Thunderbirds To Headline 2015 12th Anniversary Bethpage Air Show At Jones Beach

This will be the legendary demonstration squadron’s fourth appearance at the show.

Last Minute Gifts That Look Thoughtful

With less than a week left until Christmas, it’s time to figure out those last minute gifts!

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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!

Tips for Keeping Calm, Cool, & Collected This Holiday Season

The holidays can be a very stressful time but with these tips you can stay calm, cool and collected all the way through New Year’s!
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