JOHN CLARE PHOTO Rain, and not much snow, fell on the Island all day Tuesday.
“Thank God it wasn’t snow.”
Those were the words of Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. whose crews were, nonetheless, kept busy throughout Tuesday’s storm that he estimated dropped 2 to 3 inches of the white stuff before freezing rain turned it to slush. (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Snow fence — the Center Tuesday morning.
Asked at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday if Shelter Island had dodged a bullet, Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. said, “We’ll take it.” (more…)
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
The late-winter storm striking the tri-state area Tuesday is expected to spare the East End the worst, but dangerous conditions are still expected with high winds and blizzard-like conditions. (more…)
Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr.
With a nor’easter still on course to hit Shelter Island later today, preparations are already afoot to deal with potential problems. (more…)
REPORTER PHOTO | A town plow clearing an Island road.
A Winter Storm Warning with hazardous conditions brought on by a heavy snowfall and blustery winds persisted through the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). A total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches is possible, according to the NWS. (more…)