Driving around Island Park NY after Hurricane Sandy

Weather Alert(2)!
"Winter Storm Watch" ...Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon... * what...heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch possible. * Where...portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * When...from Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. * Additional details...travel could be very difficult at any point during the storm. Rapidly falling temperatures Sunday afternoon into the evening could cause any standing water to quickly freeze over. Strong wind gusts Sunday afternoon into the night could bring down tree limbs and power lines. 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" ...Light snow expected across the tri-state tonight... A weak area of low pressure will move across the region tonight, resulting in a light snowfall across the tri-state area. Snow is expected to overspread the region around midnight and continue through the early morning hours, ending during the morning commute, except east of NYC, where light snow may continue into the mid morning hours. On average, snowfall amounts will range between an inch and two inches. Motorists should be prepared for the possibility of slippery roads and use caution while driving. -- Thursday Jan.17 19,11:49 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News  |  School Closings
Dec 29, 2012 02:08 a.m.

10/31/12 Island Park NY. Driving around and starting to see people emptying their houses of water soaked items. The whole area was under water during the storm. We lost a lot. Its going to be a while before things return to normal.

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