Update, 12/17/13, 7:00 AM – The National Weather Service has put a hazardous weather outlook in effect. Snow is expected to fall until about 4 PM, with a possibility of continuation until 7 PM.
Update, 12/16/13, 4:15 PM – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM on December 17th. Accumulation is still expected to be between 1 and 3 inches.
The winter season does not officially start until Saturday, but Long Island is trekking into its third snowstorm is less than two weeks.
Tuesday’s forecast for Long Island includes another one to three inches of snow.
The additional snow may come overnight tonight, after 3 a.m. It’ll really kick-start late in the afternoon tomorrow, after 3 p.m. and run through the evening.
Fortunately this time, whiteout conditions on the roads are expected to be minimal given winds will be low. There’s also the chance of precipitation – turning the snow into slush.
Give yourself extra time when travelling tomorrow.
If you can get through tomorrow, the next two days that follow are expected to be free of rain and snow. The chance of rain comes back on Friday and through the weekend.
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.
[Source: National Weather Service]