Northwest Suffolk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:34 PM EST on March 01, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning in effect until 7 am EST Monday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect until 7 am EST Monday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Locations...much of southeast Connecticut...and central and eastern Long Island.

* Hazard types...snow...briefly mixing with or changing to freezing rain across Long Island this evening.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches. Ice accumulation of a glaze to a tenth of an inch of ice in Suffolk County.

* Visibilities...one quarter to one half mile at times.

* Temperatures...upper 20s.

* Timing...snow will be moderate to locally heavy at times into this evening.

* Impacts...hazardous travel due to snow covered surfaces.

* Winds...west 5 to 10 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Special Statement
Statement as of 2:49 PM EST on March 01, 2015

A band of moderate to locally heavy snow over the New York City metropolitan area and Long Island will produce snowfall rates of an inch per hour...and visibility between one quarter and one half mile. This is creating hazardous driving conditions...so exercise extra caution if out driving late this afternoon.

249 PM EST sun Mar 1 2015

A band of moderate to locally heavy snow over the New York City metropolitan area and Long Island will produce snowfall rates of an inch per hour...and visibility between one quarter and one half mile. This is creating hazardous driving conditions...so exercise extra caution if out driving late this afternoon.

Record Report
Statement as of 1:18 am EST on March 1, 2015

...Record low temperature set at Bridgeport CT...

A record low temperature of 6 degrees was set at Bridgeport CT yesterday. This breaks the old record of 9 set in 2014.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 3:17 PM EST on March 01, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 12 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway departments...cooperative observers...Skywarn spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/NYC

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Location storm total time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

New York

...Kings County... Brooklyn 1.7 308 PM 3/01 co-op observer

...Nassau County... Seaford 2.6 300 PM 3/01 trained spotter Levittown 2.5 302 PM 3/01 public

...Suffolk County... West Islip 2.0 249 PM 3/01 trained spotter Ronkonkoma 2.0 250 PM 3/01 NWS employee