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ICY SPOTS ON UNTREATED ROADS EARLY THIS MORNING... ...WIND CHILLS APPROACHING ZERO EARLY THIS MORNING Icy spots are possible early this morning due to standing water from recent precipitation and temperatures well below freezing. Motorists should exercise caution if into the morning commute. North winds of 10 to 15 mph and falling temperatures will result in wind chills dropping near zero in spots early this morning. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves to minimize exposure to the wind.

Winter Storm Mars to Bring 2-5 Inches of Snow to Nassau, 4-8 More Inches to Suffolk

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County, and a Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County as Winter Storm Mars Approaches.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Suffolk County, and a Winter Weather Advisory for Nassau County as Winter Storm Mars Approaches. Both the Warning and the Advisory will go into effect at 3 AM on Monday morning, and stay in effect until 6 PM Monday evening.

In Suffolk, accumulations of 4 - 8 inches is expected, and in Nassau, accumulations of 2 to 5 inches is expected. Both Counties can expect winds of 10 - 20 MPH, which guys of 25 - 35 MPH during that timeframe.

The NWS advises drivers to stay off the roads if possible, as visibility will be significantly limited, and the high winds and heavy, wet snow have the potential to knock down tree branches. The heaviest snowfall is expected to fall during Monday morning's commute.

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[Source: NWS.]