Long Islanders are in store for bone-chilling weather as a burst of snow is likely to hit the area, complimented by strong wind gusts.
The hazardous weather outlook calls for a possibility of severe thunderstorms Wednesday “with the main threat being from damaging wind gusts.”
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is forecast to coat Long Island in ice on Sunday just as the region finishes digging out from a recent blizzard.
Heavy snowfall is on the way, and that means it’s time to review some fundamental Pet Safety Tips to help keep your beloved critters safe and warm throughout the winter storm.
The forecast for the fast-moving winter storm expected to hit Long Island this week has worsened now that forecasters are predicting up to 10 inches of snow potentially falling on the region.
A fast-moving winter storm may dump six or more inches of snow on Long Island this week, although the forecast may change with the track of the storm, forecasters said.
More than a foot of snow is forecast for parts of the East End with four to six inches for western Long Island, meteorologists warned Saturday as a winter storm hit the area.
Snow will develop Saturday morning and continue into the evening, forecasters said. It could cause snow-covered roads and reduced visibility of a mile or less, the NWS said. The agency urged drivers to use caution.
Accumulation on Friday was minimal across parts of the Island. The weather service was reporting 2-4 inches as rush hour hit and snow-covered roadways possibly leading to slippery travel.