Five Riverhead roads closed due to blowing snow and ice on roads


Riverhead police have closed five streets across town Saturday night as biting wind sweep snow and ice over the roads.

The affected roads — which are closed until further notice — are:

• Edwards Avenue from Village Green to Riley Avenue

• Roanoke Avenue from Reeves Avenue to Sound Avenue.

• Hulse Landing Road from Route 25A to Sunwood Drive

• Horton Avenue from Reeves Avenue to Sound Avenue

• Twomey Avenue from Youngs Avenue to Sound Avenue

Police said no major accidents have been reported yet, though a couple of cars have slid into snow banks.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory, warning that the wind chill could feel as cold as 23 below zero.