NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County & Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County Due To Winter Storm Lexi

Written by Brian Re  |  05. February 2016

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County, which will be in effect until 3 PM on Friday. The warning covers all towns in Suffolk County, with Nassau County, New York City, and coastal areas of New Jersey also being under a Winter Weather Advisory.

Snow accumulations are expected in the range of 4-7 inches, with winds of 10-20 MPH and gusts reaching 30 MPH. Temperatures will hover around the mid 30s throughout the day and periods of heavy snow will be experienced.

With visibility between one quarter and one half mile, the NWS is advising that travel will be extremely dangerous during today's commute. The higher temperatures mean that rain will be mixed with snow, ensuring that the wet roads will prove to be hazardous especially during the morning commute. Since roads will
be slick and visibility may be poor, be sure to take extreme caution while driving.

Wth distrcits across Long Island announcing delays and closures for today, be sure to stay in the know about your local district by heading over to LongIsland.com's School Closures Page for an updated list of local school closures and delays.

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.

[Source: NWS]

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