Long Island Forecast
Saturday... Partly cloudy. High of 34F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Saturday Night... Overcast with snow. Low of 21F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the North after midnight. Chance of snow 90% with accumulations up to 4 in. possible.
Sunday... Overcast with snow. High of 25F with a windchill as low as 1F. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of snow 80% with accumulations up to 2 in. possible.
Sunday Night... Overcast with a chance of snow in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 1F with a windchill as low as -6F. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of snow 30% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.
Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:53 am CST on January 31, 2015
... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 9 PM
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 7 PM this
evening to 9 PM CST Sunday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in
* Timing... 7 PM this evening until 9 PM Sunday evening.
* Snow accumulations... 7 to 11 inches. Heaviest snows along Highway
30 south to the I-80 corridor to near Highway 34 in Iowa.
* Winds... light south winds tonight. Northeast 10 to 20 mph with
gusts up to 35 mph Sunday... resulting in considerable drifting
of snow and some blowing of the snow by late morning.
* Visibilities... below 1/2 mile at times.
* Impacts... roads will become slick and hazardous. On
Sunday... blowing and drifting snow will create areas of low
visibility and may make it difficult for Road crews to keep
roads clear... especially in open areas.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions
are expected or are 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.
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