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03/13/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO A storm is bearing down on the East End.

COURTESY PHOTO A storm is bearing down on the East End.

The winter storm bearing down on Shelter Island Tuesday may switch over to rain for brief periods tomorrow afternoon, causing the National Weather Service (NWS) to cancel the blizzard watch. (more…)

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07/18/16 4:30pm

 

TIMES REVIEW FILE PHOTO A farmer plows a dry field last summer during the seventh driest summer on record, according to the National Weather Service. An extended rain deficit has officials concerned.

FILE PHOTO A farmer plows a dry field last summer during the seventh driest summer on record, according to the National Weather Service. An extended rain deficit has officials concerned.

Long Island has dealt with a very basic problem in recent years: there’s just not enough rain.

And with the lack of significant rainfall recently, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation declared a drought watch Friday for the first time in 14 years. (more…)