Kelly Tenny - LongIsland.com Columnist

Weather Alert  

"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon... * what...heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. * Where...portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut, and southeastern New York. * When...from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. * Additional details...plan on slippery Road conditions. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. , "Special Statement" Residual moisture, temperatures falling to near or below freezing, and light winds are leading to development of black ice on untreated surfaces, especially across Long Island, and in the suburbs just north and west of New York City. Anyone out driving or walking should be prepared for slippery roads and walkways, and use extra caution. 1047 PM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 Residual moisture, temperatures falling to near or below freezing, and light winds are leading to development of black ice on untreated surfaces, especially across Long Island, and in the suburbs just north and west of New York City. Anyone out driving or walking should be prepared for slippery roads and walkways, and use extra caution. -- Saturday Jan.19 19,01:49 AM

Kelly Tenny is a native Long Islander began writing for LongIsland.com in the Spring of 2014. She received her B.A. in Communication Arts & Photography from Dowling College, and is very passionate about both photography and writing. When Kelly isn't out hiking through local trails and parks she's out exploring the Eastern Forks of Long Island. Kelly can be reached at KellyT@longisland.com.