MARTIN BURKE PHOTO First light over Coecles Harbor from the end of Burns Road.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is calling for a bright, sunny day with a high temperature of 39 degrees and winds from the west at 10 to 17 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with the temperature dropping to about 21 degrees and the wind shifting slightly to the north at 7 to 15 mph, according to the NWS.
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While temperatures remained at below freezing on Monday, Islanders might well have experienced it as balmy compared with what they faced in the wake of a snow storm that reportedly dumped between 12 and 14 inches of snow here Thursday and high winds that made it feel between -10 to -20 degrees over the weekend. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY Photo Forecasts are calling for seven to 14 inches of snow today.
Highway Superintendent Jay Card Jr. and his crews were in a waiting mode at 7 a.m. this morning.
“The storm started slowly,” Mr. Card said from Highway Department headquarters. “It was rain in the beginning last night,” which early this morning turning to snow blown by stiff winds.
“But I don’t want anyone to have any illusions” the highway chief added, and try to get out on the roads. (more…)
DON BINDLER PHOTO The “Super Moon” rising next to Bug Light on New Year’s Day.
Super Moons are so named when a moon arrives at its perigee, or the point when it is closest to the Earth.
According to space.com, yesterday’s moon will be “the biggest full moon of 2018.” (more…)
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A winter weather advisory is in effect for Suffolk County for most of Saturday with a total of two to four inches expected on Shelter Island. (more…)