The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Long Island, that will go into effect Saturday Morning, and stay in effect until Sunday Afternoon. The Watch also effects New York City, and parts of North East New Jersey.
Long Island can expect 8 - 12 inches of snow, winds of 25 - 35 MPH, with gusts of up to 50 MPH, and temperatures in the low 30s.
The NWS warns that traveling during this time will be very dangerous, as visibility will be limited - heavy snowfall and high winds will likely create whiteout condition. The NWS also warns that secondary roads impassable - the strong winds could potentially down power lines, and tree branches.
Although no Colleges or Schools have announced closings or program cancellations for this weekend, be sure to check our Long Island School Closures Page for the latest updates on your local district closings.
For the most up to date weather information, head over to the LongIsland.com Weather Center, where you can find the latest weather forecasts, advisories and more.
To get the latest traffic & road conditions before traveling this weekend, visit the LongIsland.com Traffic Center, and be sure to check out the live traffic feeds on our Traffic Cam Page.