Chelsea Triola - LongIsland.com Columnist

Weather Alert  

Special Weather Statement issued February 18 at 7:26PM EST by NWS Upton NY Fog will remain across the region through this evening, with visibilities generally around 1 mile. At times the fog will become locally dense and visibilities will vary with local visibilities a quarter of a mile or less. Drivers are urged to exercise caution and to be alert for sudden reduced visibilities. Allow extra time to reach your destination, and if you encounter fog, reduce speed and increase following distance with the vehicle in front of you. And drive with low beams. visibilities are expected to improve toward midnight.

Chelsea attended St. Joseph's College with a Major in English and a concentration in Journalism, and plans on returning to her studies in the near future. Writing is one of her main passions in life – she finds it therapeutic and calming to put pen to paper. Her ultimate goal is to one day become a full time writer, contributing to publications on numerous media platforms. Chelsea can be reached at Chelsea.Triola@longisland.com.