MARTIN BURKE PHOTO A sliver of a moon hangs over West Neck Bay at dawn Tuesday.
A bright, sunny and cold winter’s day is in store for Shelter Island, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
The high temperature today will be near 34 degrees, but north winds of 5 to 14 mph will make it feel between 15 and 25 degrees.
Tonight the wind will shift to the south at about 5 mph, according to the NWS, with clouds rolling in and a low temperature of about 30 degrees.
Some people received notifications Tuesday morning of an impending tsunami threat, but closer examination of the message showed it was just a test, weather officials said. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Snow in the Center early Tuesday morning.
The over night snowfall has caused the Shelter Island School to close and Shelter Island Library to delay opening on Tuesday. (more…)
JENNIFER STEELE PHOTO Morning fog rising from Dering Harbor.
Tuesday’s weather will be similar to yesterday, with the National Weather Service (NWS) calling for a mostly cloudy day with a high temperature of about 35 degrees.
The wind will be out of the northeast at about 6 mph before turning to the southeast this afternoon.
Tonight there is a slight chance of snow, according to the NWS, between 9 p.m. and midnight, which will then turn to rain. The wind will stay out of the southeast between 7 and 9 mph. The NWS forecasts snow accumulation of less than half an inch.
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO A North Ferry boat cutting through fog early Monday morning.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Shelter Island will be a cold and cloudy one, with the National Weather Service (NWS) forecasting a high temperature of about 30 degrees. (more…)