Rainfall Amounts Are In for Epic Long Island Storm

Long Island flood
A bicyclist braving Wednesday’s flood. (Timothy Bolger/Long Island Press)

Long Islanders woke up Wednesday to a historic storm that shattered rainfall records and caused chaos on local roadways.

Here are the SHOCKING (unofficial) rainfall amounts from the early-morning storm via the National Weather Service in Upton:

Nassau County

Massapequa: 8.20 inches
Wantagh: 7.84 inches
Merrick: 6.81 inches
Lido Beach: 5.30 inches
Old Bethpage: 5.27 inches
Bellmore: 5.20 inches
Garden City: 4.75 inches
Plainview: 4.70 inches
Long Beach: 4.64 inches
Syosset: 4.01 inches
MuttonTown: 3.41 inches
East Hills: 3.16 inches
Floral Park: 2.80 inches
Bayville: 2.62 inches
Malverne: 0.98 inches

Suffolk County

Islip Airport: 13.27 inches
Holbrook: 12.57 inches
West Islip: 11.50 inches
Bay Shore: 11.35 inches
Islip: 10.20 inches
Deer Park: 8.40 inches
Ronkonkoma: 8.20 inches
Farmingville: 7.73 inches
Centereach: 6.71 inches
St. James: 6.11 inches
Smithtown: 5.17 inches
Port Jefferson Station: 5.10 inches
East Farmingdale: 4.93 inches
Medford: 4.45 inches
East Northport and Mt. Sinai: 4.40 inches
Centerport: 3.18 inches
Upton: 1.75 inches
Stony Brook: 1.59 inches
Shirley Airport: 1.15 inches
Southampton: 0.70 inches
Westhampton Airport: 0.68 inches
Orient: 0.62 inches