Long Island Forecast
Wednesday Night... Rain mixing with and changing to snow overnight. Some sleet may mix in late. Low 27F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 100%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Wednesday... Rain changing to snow. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
Thursday... Periods of snow. High 28F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 90%. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected.
Thursday Night... Evening clouds will give way to clearing. Record low temperatures expected. Low 12F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:49 PM EST on March 4, 2015
... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM
The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 7 PM this
evening to 7 PM EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer
in effect for Manhattan and the Bronx.
* Locations... eastern Essex County and Hudson County New
Jersey... Manhattan... and the Bronx.
* Hazard types... heavy snow.
* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches.
* Timing... rain mixes with sleet and snow before changing to all
snow after midnight. Snow may be heavy at times late tonight through
Thursday morning... before tapering off by late Thursday afternoon
into Thursday evening.
* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions due to greatly reduced
visibilities and significant snow accumulations.
* Visibilities... one quarter to one half mile at times.
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.
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