- Homeless: More People Live on the Streets Amid Arctic Blasts than Stats ShowPosted 1 month ago
- EXCLUSIVE: Nassau County Taxpayers Secretly Charged Millions For Police Crime Lab ScandalPosted 2 months ago
- LI Parents & Teachers Revolt Against Common CorePosted 3 months ago
- LIRR Massacre Film Resurrects Horror, Hope & Familiar QuestionsPosted 4 months ago
- Natalie Portman: Hometown HeroinePosted 4 months ago
- Jackie O: LI’s First LadyPosted 4 months ago
- Tattoos on Long Island: Four CornersPosted 5 months ago
- One Year Later: Long Islanders Still Suffering from SandyPosted 5 months ago
- Superstorm Sandy Art: Beauty from DevastationPosted 5 months ago
- Is LI Still Due for the Big One? Experts Differ on ‘Storm of the Century’Posted 5 months ago
Long Island Weather: Snow to Snarl Commute
Long Island will see more snow Wednesday that will affect both Wednesday night and Thursday morning’s commutes.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that runs from 5 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m. Thursday.
Meteorologists forecast anywhere from two to five inches of snow accumulation, with the highest amounts across Eastern Long Island. Winds will be 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
There is a low probably that heavy snow banding could leave four to eight inches of snow.
Officials warn that travel conditions may become hazardous due to reduced visibilities and snow-covered roads. The worst conditions will be from Wednesday evening during rush hour into the overnight, but drivers can also expect snowy roads during Thursday morning’s commute.
The Long Island Rail Road is providing eight extra early-afternoon trains from Penn Station Wednesday for commuters who may want to leave early as a result of the winter storm. The trains will supplement the regular off-peak service and will depart from Penn between 2:09 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. on the Babylon, Port Jefferson, Port Washington and Far Rockaway branches.
The area will get a respite from snow from Thursday through to President’s Day Weekend with clear skies and warmer temperatures.