NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COURTESY MAP Suffolk County and portions of southern Connecticut are under a winter storm warning, starting Monday night.
At 3:30 p.m. the Shelter Island School announced: “At this time, we are calling a two hour Delayed Opening for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 13. As the night goes on, we will continue to watch the weather forecast to determine if a closure is necessary. If a closure is deemed necessary, you will receive another message from us.” (more…)
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A winter storm watch is in effect starting 7 p.m. Saturday and extending overnight into Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)