Update (10:40 p.m.)
The National Weather Service has lifted a winter weather advisory, saying only a light dusting is now expected for Eastern Long Island. What had previously been forecast as four inches of snow has been changed to one to two inches along the cost with less than an inch inland. READ
Three days after last digging themselves out, local residents found themselves again shoveling snow Monday.
The following is a list of North Fork postponements, closures and delays due to Monday’s winter storm. Email [email protected] to report a closure or delay.
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.
Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter issued a winter storm event for Riverhead Town beginning at midnight and running until noon Sunday as a nor’easter bears down on the East Coast bringing blizzard conditions. 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
The nor’easter bearing down on Long Island this weekend has been upgraded to a potential blizzard, the National Weather Service announced Thursday morning. READ