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Long Island Weather: 2 to 3 Inches of Snow Possible Saturday Night
The National Weather Service is tracking a nor’easter that will develop southeast of Montauk Point and may bring a couple of inches of snowfall to the area Saturday night.
The eastern half of Suffolk County may see the heaviest amount of snow, said Mike Layer, a meteorologist at the Upton-based weather service. Western Suffolk and Nassau County may see an inch or less.
But meteorologists did warn that if the track shifts slightly closer to the coast that the storm could bring more significant snowfall to the region.
“It’s always tricky with these systems,” Layer said, “so there’s always a slight possibility,” that the track shifts.
“Emergency managers and residents need to monitor National Weather Service forecasts for updates through the day,” the weather service said in a statement.
One week ago, the Island was hit with a blizzard that dumped up to 30 inches of snow on some areas, mostly in Suffolk.
The storm caused thousands of Long Island Power Authority customers to lose power, left some snowed in for days and closed several major roadways.