Santos Aguilar walks along Sweezy Avenue Monday morning in Riverhead to look for shoveling work. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
6 A.M. Monday
More than six inches of snow fell across Riverhead Sunday into Monday creating hazardous conditions on the roads and forcing delayed openings of schools.
While the precipitation has stopped, winds of more than 20 miles per hour are expected for later this morning, which could create some drifty conditions on the roadways. (more…)
Today’s sunshine and warmer temps melted some snow here on Main Road. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
Don’t let Sunday afternoon’s sunshine fool you into thinking winter weather has passed.
The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures are going to drop below freezing tonight with a low at around 15 degrees.
And with Sunday’s sunny skies at a high near 38 degrees, some melted snow could cause black ice conditions.
The snow that has begun to fall across the North Fork might only add up to a couple inches, but the freezing rain that could follow might make travel difficult this evening, the National Weather Service has warned. (more…)
Snow blankets the Main Road in Mattituck. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
Forecasters are predicting snow on Tuesday morning that could create problems on the roadways during rush hour. (more…)
Tow trucks arrive at the scene of a seven-car pileup in Jamesport Sunday morning. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Last night’s winter storm might not have lived up to the hype, but that doesn’t mean all the local roads are safe to drive on.
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter issued a Proclamation of Winter Storm Event Saturday afternoon as a snowstorm began to dump as much as eight inches across the area from Saturday night through Sunday morning. (more…)
Snow falling in Wading River Saturday night. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning early this morning that will go into effect from 6 p.m. tonight until 1 p.m. Sunday. (more…)
With temperatures in single digits at times today, Riverhead Town is urging people to stay indoors and has opened a warming center at the town Human Resource Center in Aquebogue from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. (more…)