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"Blizzard Watch" ...Blizzard watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a blizzard watch...which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening. * Locations...portions of southern Connecticut and Long Island. * Hazard types...heavy snow and blowing snow. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches. * Winds...north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * quarter mile or less at times. * Timing...heaviest snow and strongest winds will occur overnight Monday into Tuesday. * Impacts...extremely dangerous travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds with whiteout conditions likely. Secondary and tertiary roads may become impassable. Strong winds may down power lines and tree limbs. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A blizzard watch means there is a potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities. This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very dangerous. , "Special Statement" ...Black ice overnight... Black ice will form overnight on untreated surfaces as temperatures fall into the 20s. Melted snow from this morning's storm will refreeze creating hazardous conditions on surfaces that have been cleared of snow...but untreated for ice. Black ice conditions will begin towards midnight and continue into Sunday morning. -- Sunday Jan.25 15,05:00 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News
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Islip Man Arrested for Burglarizing East Islip Home

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man who burglarized an East Islip home early this morning.

Free Family Fun Across LI this February

From free movies to free art classes, there is plenty to do on a budget in February!

Snowfall Totals for Saturday's Storm: Iola Dropped Over 5 Inches on Parts of Nassau and Suffolk

Snowfall totals mostly hovered around 2-3 inches, but the North Shore beared the brunt of the storm, receiving nearly half a foot of snow.

Wonderful Must-See Winter 2015 Art Exhibits

Don't miss out on these opportunities to view great art all around Long Island this Winter!

Woodbury Bookkeeper Charged with Stealing $24,000 from Employer

An Islip woman is facing felony charges after stealing about $24,000 from the office backend support service company she works for in Woodbury.

Indulge in Afternoon Tea at One of Long Island’s Best Tea Rooms and Cafés

Enjoy a steaming cup of tea and reap the health benefits at one of LI's tea rooms!

Build, Tinker, and Create: Hands-on Fun Events for Kids

Exercise your child’s body and mind this winter through some hands-on fun activities!

NYS DEC Approves Islip Town’s Plan for Remediation of Roberto Clemente Park

Monumental Step Forward in Clean-up of Park.

Islip Troop 207 Eagle Scout Defies Odds

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi attended the Eagle Court of Honor for James “Jimmy” Cusick, a member of Boy Scout Troop 207, Islip.

DEC Announces Nearly $930,000 In Urban Forestry Grants To New York Communities

Over $2 Million in Environmental Protection Fund Grants Awarded in 2014 for Urban Forestry Projects that Support Tree Plantings and Improve Quality of Life.

DEC Approves Cleanup Plan for Roberto Clemente Park

Plan will require comprehensive cleanup and stringent protections for community.

Central Islip Woman Arrested for Forging Bank Withdrawal Slip

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Central Islip woman for an incident that occurred on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm in East Meadow.

SCPD Crime Alert: Islip Grange Park Shed Broken Into

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Fifth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individuals who broke into a shed at a park in Sayville last month.

Suffolk County SPCA Offers a $2,000 Reward For Information On Shot Dog

The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a TWO thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for shooting and killing a male Pit Bull.

January is National Blood Drive Month: Give the Generous Gift of Life This 2015

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United States Air Force Thunderbirds To Headline 2015 12th Anniversary Bethpage Air Show At Jones Beach

This will be the legendary demonstration squadron’s fourth appearance at the show.

Pedestrian Dies after Being Struck by a Police Vehicle

Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash in which a pedestrian was struck by a Suffolk County police car.

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LI's 24 hour diners have you covered all day, every day!
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