Cars make their way trough a snowy downtown Riverhead Thursday afternoon. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter declared a winter storm emergency beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday as snow that began in the early morning hours continued to fall steadily.
Though there’s been concern about dwindling supplies, Riverhead Town received 85 tons of salt yesterday, Mr. Walter said.
“That will get us through this storm,” he said, adding the town has 700 additional tons of salt on the way.
A plow clears snow near the entrance to Wildwood State Park in Wading River Saturday morning. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Riverhead Town residents awoke today, Saturday, to find about two inches of wet white snow had coated the outdoors overnight, though the snowfall had already turned to rain by daybreak. (more…)