Storm totals about 3 inches of snow

BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | A Riverhead Town snow plow in Jamesport.

The overnight storm, which only dropped about 3 inches of snow in the area, has passed.

No power outages or major accidents have been reported in the area.

The National Weather Service in Upton said about 2.5 inches of snow were reported in Riverhead at 7:30 a.m.

A high of 34 degrees is expected for today with skies gradually becoming sunnier through the day. A low of 19 is expected for tonight. A high temperature of 24 degrees is predicted for tomorrow and a high of 25 is predicted for Sunday.

Temperatures are not predicted to rise above freezing until Thursday when the forecast calls for a high of 34 degrees.

Riverhead Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson said all town roads are open and his crews are busy plowing developments. He advised resident to be careful while driving and not to speed.

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