UPDATE, SATURDAY 5:45 P.M.: The National Weather Service said snowfall total is predicted to hit 24 to 28 inches on Long Island, with 20 to 25 inches landing on the North and South Forks. The blizzard warning remains in effect until 7 a.m. Sunday.
Thinking that you really need to get out of the house? Think about this: you might get fined, and charged with a crime, if you decide to take a drive. READ
The cooperation and understanding of all residents is essential for the town highway department to achieve its objective of maintaining or restoring the roadways so they are open and safe for travel as promptly and efficiently as possible during winter snowstorms.
This winter season’s first nor’easter could bring blizzard conditions — heavy snow, strong gusts of wind and limited visibility — on Saturday, according to the latest weather forecasts from the National Weather Service.
But as for the snow totals themselves? You can most likely breathe a sigh of relief. READ
Get ready to build a snowman or warm up indoors with hot chocolate and a movie, because the first snowstorm of the season is on its way. READ
When we drove out to help a colleague of ours on the West End recently, his car was stuck in a deep icy rut at the bottom of his driveway. Clad in a light jacket and wearing no gloves, he was frantically trying to shovel his way down to the bottom of the tires with a small straight-handled snow shovel that might have passed for a child’s toy. (more…)